Shame and shunning make mental illness worse. But new studies suggest that attitudes are changing for the better—and that’s largely due to 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.
From Vine Grove, meet Kentucky Representative Angel, Be Strong’s October 2020 Student of the Month!
Struggles can take us by surprise. Learning healthy ways to move through adversity can help us cope better and recover more quickly.