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Mental Health



Your teen years can involve a lot of change. Growing up can be confusing and challenging. You might find yourself wondering if the strong feelings you have or some of the behavior you engage in or see your friends engage in is “normal”. Young people experience many of the same mental health problems that adults do. Some that you might hear more about include substance abuse, cutting, eating disorders, depression, and anxiety.
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