Getting Your Teen Professional Help

The average person can quickly grasp how to change a light bulb, but we recognize that it takes specialized knowledge to rewire a house. Similarly, you can help your teen through the day-to-day challenges, but sometimes when you check in because something feels different about your child, you encounter a situation that needs input from someone with specialized knowledge. Your job as parent isn’t to have all the answers and fix everything. It’s to be attentive, love unconditionally, and guide your child towards the right professional support systems. Shine the light and illuminate the strength that comes with accepting help.

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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