Girls' feelings for parents
The teen years can be a pretty tough time for girls — and for their families! Your child's mood may seem to switch from one minute to the next. She may be stressed by changes in her body, at school, and in her social life. Even her brain is going through some changes that may stress her out.
Are you wondering if your girl's experiences are normal? Could she have a mental health problem? Girlshealth.gov can help you understand what to expect as well as many of the mental health issues that teens may face. These can include depression, cutting, and eating disorders, all of which can be very scary. But you can do a lot to support your girl's mental health — and you can help her create a strong, bright future.
Keep reading to learn more about:
- Helping boost girls' mental health
- Helping boost girls' self-esteem
- Helping girls handle stress
- Helping girls handle emotional problems
Content last reviewed January 07, 2015
Page last updated February 11, 2015