In this video, a school counsellor talks supporting teenagers with mental health concerns. He takes you through common teenage issues like anxiety, low moods and stress, and explains how connection to others, a balanced diet, relaxation techniques, physical activity and enough sleep can help. He says teenagers need love and warmth from their parents, but also limits and boundaries.
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This video was developed in collaboration with the Youth Health and Wellbeing Team, NSW Kids and Families (formerly Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health).
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