Average Teenage Behavior or Warning Sign?

Average Teenage Behavior or Warning Sign?

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How do you know what is average teenage behavior or a red flag that should cause concern?

Adolescents are constantly changing and it is difficult to know when to ask questions and how to recognize warning signs. In this podcast episode, Chris and Karlie discuss symptoms of mental illness that also closely resemble typical teen development, like withdrawal, need for privacy, and change in interests.

Join the conversation on how we can encourage and talk to our teenagers about mental illness and signs of concerns. As a caring adult in the life of a teenager, you will find practical tips and questions to engage teenagers in a positive conversation about life changes. This is an episode you won’t want to miss as Chris and Karlie tackle a topic that so many young people face today.


Symptoms of mental illness can often appear similar to average teen development.
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