Parent embracing daughter

The impact of teenage years on families is varied. Find common family issues and situations in this section.

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Ruth and Simon’s story

Ruth and Simon have two children. Lara is 10 and Matt is 14. Matt has been getting into trouble by truanting and shoplifting. Read their story here.

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Teenage girl talking to a counsellor

Are you puzzled or frustrated by your teenager’s behaviour? The truth is that they’re still developing, so they still need your help. Read more about teenage mental health here.

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Jenny's story

Jenny's son Gavin was drinking heavily and staying out all night, find out how she and her husband got help talking to Gavin about his behaviour.

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