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What Young People Wish Adults Knew About Supporting Their Mental Health

Support The Young People In Your Life with their mental health. Explore tips from young people on what they wish adults knew about their mental wellbeing.

Diving into the maze of teen mental health data can be daunting. The landscape is painted with alarming stats and figures about increasing rates of loneliness or anxiety. But, beneath the surface lies an important truth: while teens might wear a facade of indifference, many DO want to talk to trusted adults about their mental health.

There’s a huge opportunity for adults like you to step in and help young people who might be experiencing sadness, loneliness, anxiety, depression or other mental health challenges.

Tips for Adults on How to Support Young People with their Mental Wellbeing

Don’t know where to start?

What better way than to listen to young people about what they wish adults knew about supporting teens like them with their mental health.

Thanks to Doc Wayne for speaking with their community members to create these tips.

“For innovative ideas and solutions around teen mental wellbeing, look no further than teens. At Doc Wayne, we’re proud to partner and learn from our teens, commit to being their advocates, and to advance what matters to them.”

Rebekah Roulier, LMHC – Managing Director, Doc Wayne

Disclaimer: This website offers general information and is not a substitute for professional advice. We are not clinicians or trained professionals; this information should not replace seeking help from a qualified healthcare provider. Please consult a healthcare provider for personalized guidance.