When Your Teen Needs Your Help to Help a Friend

by Parent Co. January 20, 2016

Teens often wait until they are frightened for a friend’s safety before they turn to adults for help. Here are some useful suggestions from Lisa Damour in the New York Times for what to do when they do come to you. Source: When Your Child's Friend Is in Crisis in the New York Times


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