Mental health is more than just the absence of mental illness. Positive mental health is a combination of feeling good and functioning well.
Although most mental-health disorders arise during adolescence, only one-third of investment in mental-health research is targeted towards young people.
For many parents, the truth is hard to admit: Adolescents begin to rely less and less upon adults in their lives and more heavily on their peers. Starting to let go is difficult. But teens’ reliance on buddies is good for their development and sense of belonging.
Emotionally resilient people handle stress and crises more effectively and calmly. Fortunately, emotional resilience is a trait that can be developed.
Feeling lost is something that every person will likely experience at some point. Remember not to blame yourself and that there are ways you can cope.
Be Strong teamed up with LG to honor, thank and give back to families who choose happiness. Meet Angela and experience her passion for purpose.