9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try
How you deal with your emotions can influence whether you have anxiety
Living with anxiety
Your Adolescent – Anxiety and Avoidant Disorders
Recommended Book: My Anxious Mind by Michael Tompkins, PhD & Katherine Martinez PsyD
What Families Need to Know about Adolescent Depression
Time.com: Is exercise the best drug for depression?
Time.com: Lack of sleep can cause depression, weight gain and even death
Time.com: “Eco-Therapy” for environmental depression
Teen depression:_A guide for parents
20 signs & symptoms of childhood/teen depression
Executive Function Skills
Smart but Scattered by Peg Dawson and Late, Lost, and Unprepared by Joyce Cooper-Kahn & Laurie Dietzel
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Teens in early recovery: -10 common triggers for relapse
A hidden effect of marijuana use
CTmirror.org: Early drinking to drunkenness by teens often leads to serious problem by college
E-cigarettes spawn a form of teen addiction that worries doctors, parents and schools
Tips for Communicating With Your Teen
Most people think their intelligence is fixed. The science says it’s not.
Who are those distracted teen driver calling and texting?
NYTimes.com: Talk to parents about sex? Yeah, right
Recommended Book: Teenage as a Second Language: A Parent’s Guide to Becoming Bilingual by Barbara Greenberg & Jennifer Powell-Lunder
Transition to College
How to Help a Teenager Be College-Ready: Being admitted to college doesn’t mean a student is ready for it. Parents can encourage kids to step up their levels of personal responsibility while still in high school.
On Campus, Failure is on the Syllabus: A Smith College initiative called “Failing Well” is one of a crop of university programs that aim to help high achievers cope with basic setbacks.