There are a number of things that can help your teenager build positive self esteem. If you'd like to understand more about what causes poor self-esteem and the impact it can have on teenagers, read our fact sheet on understanding self esteem and teenagers. Otherwise, see below for our top tips on how to help a teenager with low self-esteem.
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