Seven Ways Your Teen Can De-stress

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The school year can be a really stressful time for teens. Whether they’re getting adjusted to a new school or trying to balance academics with extracurricular activities, the pressure can become overwhelming.  Unfortunately, many times young people turn to unhealthy ways to deal with stress— like abusing stimulants and other drugs. In addition, according to a recent DrugFree.org article, stress damages the brain, causing your teen to be more vulnerable to drug addiction. Take a look at these seven healthy, drug-free ways your teen can destress.

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