A glossary of services, people and terms you might come across about everyday issues.
Every day we face challenges and tough times that can impact our mental health and wellbeing. In this section you will find information on some of the common issues that teenagers face. There are also practical tips and guides on supporting your teenager.
Learn about what you can do if online behavior gets nasty, and how you can help your teenager.
Learn about what bullying is, the effects and how it can impact your teenager.
Learn about bullying behaviour and how to recognise if your child is bullying.
Single or sole parenting can be rewarding but tricky to manage. You don't have to do it alone – here
The what, why and how of your angry teenager.
Learn about the impact of domestic violence on teenagers and how you can support them.
Learn about how to make divorce and separation easier on your teenagers and yourself.
Learn about blended families and step-parenting and how you can make change work for your teenagers.
Learn about the different causes of stress at school and how to manage these hurdles more effectivel
Drugs can be a tricky topic to talk to your teen about. Here are the facts you need to know.
Learn about stress and how you can help your teenager manage stressful situations.
Learn about exam stress and how to support your teenager through their final years of school.
Conflict is a normal part of family life. Learn how to minimise conflict at home.
Peer groups play a large role in young people’s lives, particularly during adolescence.
Understand self-esteem issues and ways to help your child feel more confident in themselves.
Not all risk taking is negative, some risky behaviour can have a positive impact on your teenager.
Learn the facts about the impact of alcohol and help minimise the harmful effects for you teenager.
Many teenagers are already thinking about sex so find out what you need to know.
Back to school with severe depression
Support for teenager struggling with depression and returning to school... Read more
- Posted: 01-15-2017
Asking for what we need when things are tough
It can be difficult to ask for support when things get tough... Read more
- Posted: 03-07-2017
Passive aggressive bullying
I'm really struggling with a type of bullying my daughter is experiencing... Read more
- Posted: 10-29-2017
Mr. 16 has run away
My 16 year old son has run away from home... Read more
- Posted: 29-10-2017
We've had enough. We've tried everything. What next?
My husband and I are at our wit's end. Where to next? We're completely lost... Read more
- Posted: 10-26-2017
Having struggles with my 13 year old daughter
We have a 13 year old daughter who has gone downhill emotionally and confidence wise... Read more
- Posted: 08-03-2017