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Nov 17, 2023

Parenting teenagers with mental health issues can be extremely challenging, but there are professional treatment options like therapy and residential programs that can provide individualized, trauma-informed care to help kids heal. As Executive Director of the Meadows Adolescent Center, Mike Gurr explains the assessments and protocols they use to support teens struggling with anxiety, depression and self-harm. Though the parenting journey has ups and downs, Gurr emphasizes that with the right treatment and family engagement, transformative change is possible.