Center for Parent and Teen Communication

CPTC is fortunate to receive editorial contributions from a range of multi-disciplinary experts, journalists, youth, and more.

Why It’s Okay for Parents to Ask for Help When Parenting Teens

Feb 02, 2024

When parenting, do you ever struggle enough that you wish you could ask for help? You’re not alone. 

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The Impact of Social Media on Adolescent Development

Jan 11, 2024

Social media can make teens feel bad about themselves. Remind your teen you know and love them exactly as they are.

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Help Teens Recognize Disinformation on Social Media

Jan 04, 2024

Stand by your teen as they seek truth and help them learn to recognize manipulation.

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Support Healthy Physical Development

Jan 04, 2024

Learn what to expect during puberty.

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How to Live a Healthy Life as a Busy Teen

Jan 04, 2024

Follow these 12 evidence-based tips to improve your physical and mental health.

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Tips to Help Teens Learn How to Cope

Nov 21, 2023

Learn how you can help your teen cope with stress by building a stress management plan.

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