Teen Issues

Today’s teens are facing issues that no previous generation has faced.   The top ten reasons teens seek counseling are: 1-Depression/Anxiety, 2-Bullying, 3-Sexual Activity, 4-Drug Use, 5-Alcohol Use, 6-Obesity, 7-Academic Problems, 8-Peer Pressure, 9-Social Media, and 10-On-Screen violence.  Technology has increased struggles in young people changing the way they communicate, exercise, sleep, and learn.  The average teenager spends over 9 hours per day using electronic devices.