Adolescence can be a rough time for parents. At times, your teen may be a source of frustration and exasperation, not to mention financial stress. But these years also bring many, many moments of joy, pride, laughter and closeness.
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For many teenagers, the various tumultuous transitions that accompany adolescence and other pressures can lead to one or more of a variety of mental health disorders; all are matters of concern, and some are life-threatening.