Child and Teen Stress Directory
Stress can take a toll on your child's emotional and physical health. It might be caused by too many activities, trouble at school, lack of sleep, or any number of other things. Because it can affect their overall health and well-being, stress should be managed as much as possible. Counseling, family talks, or even just taking time to relax can help. Find out more about stress, kids, and teens here.
Anxiety and Teens
While all teens feel anxiety from time to time, some feel it more than others.
Teens, Cutting, and Self-Injury: Causes, Signs, and Prevention
Learn who may be at risk for self-injury and how to deal with stress and other triggers.
Deep Breathing: Relax and Ease Stress
WebMD tells you the benefits of deep breathing for stress and anxiety.
Anxiety Disorders in Children
An explanation of anxiety disorders in children, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, and social phobia.
Reduce Teen Screen Time Without Stress
These tips can help parents reduce the time teens spend with TVs, computers, and phones and get them physically active instead.
Cut Stress From Family Mealtime: Answers for 4 Common Problems
Is dinner time stressful at your house? It doesn’t have to be. Try these tips to make your family’s meal more enjoyable for all.
5 Ways to Reduce Stress
We asked a top-level college counselor for tips on staying balanced. The answers may surprise you!
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Teens and Stress
WebMD discusses the impact of stress, bullying, and discrimination on teens who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT).
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Overscheduled Kids Quiz: Is Your Child Too Busy?
Do your kids do too much? Take this quiz to see if your kids are overscheduled and stressed out.
Quiz: How Can You Avoid Homework Stress?
Is homework stressful at your house? Take this quiz to see how you can make schoolwork and studying easier and less anxiety-filled.