Anxiety, depression, and suicide rates among adolescents and young adults have been rising at alarming rates in the last ten years. Many young people are growing up confused, depressed, anxious, and addicted. They are finding it very difficult to transition into adulthood well.
My blog, Growing Up Well, strives to educate and encourage adults to better understand and become more involved in the lives of adolescents (10-20 year-olds). The struggle is real, but there is hope for every young person. Children can grow up to become resilient, well-adjusted, content, responsible adults. However, they can’t do it alone. They need help from parents, teachers, coaches, and other adults to grow up well.