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Headstrong. (2009) Talking to your son or daughter about mental health and wellbeing. Headstrong Factsheets Dublin: Headstrong – The National Centre for Youth Mental Health .

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pg 4 Information and tips around supporting your teenager
pg 4 Take some time to connect
pg 5 Listen - try not to let worry provoke an angry reaction from you!
pg 6 Choose your battles!
pg 7 Challenges that every young person faces...
pg 8 Self-Esteem: Important Protection for Young People
pg 9 Practical Tips for Parents to Encourage Self-Esteem
pg 10 Acknowledge their Achievements and Accentuate the Positives
pg 11 How to help your teenager feel better about themselves
pg 11 When they get things wrong...
pg 12 Some basic do’s and don’ts...
pg 13 Family Problems or Family Breakdown
pg 15 Where to find support around family problem


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