10 Reasons Teens Are More Anxious Than Ever…

We are seeing more and more anxiety, stress, and depression in the students that we work with. There is the added stress of living outside your passport culture on top of being a teenager in a world that is constantly changing, completely connected, and overwhelmed by information. The following article came through this week and I think it’s worth a read.

Some young people are overachieving perfectionists with a crippling fear of failure. Others worry so much about what their peers think of them that they’re unable to function.

Some of them have endured rough circumstances throughout their young lives. But others have stable families, supportive parents, and plenty of resources.

I suspect the rise in anxiety reflects several societal changes and cultural shifts we’ve seen over the past couple of decades. Here are the top 10 reasons why American teenagers are more anxious than ever…

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One Reply to “10 Reasons Teens Are More Anxious Than Ever…”

  1. Thanks for this post, Brice.  I plan to get a copy of the book RECOVER by Stanton Peele. It was posted in the references.

    Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

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