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Puberty and teenagers

Puberty can be a time of highs and lows, for both you as a parent or carer and your teen. Learn about the physical, emotional and social changes that your teen will likely go through during puberty, so you can help your teen understand what they're going through. Check out our factsheet on puberty here.

Otherwise, see below for ways to help your teen.

A young teen girl with long dark hair (left) looks happy as she sits on her bed talking to her mother (right).

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