The stigma around therapy has been broken in many households for the first time. Unfortunately, the influx of teens benefitting from mental health services exposed weaknesses in the US health system.
The arts encourage self-expression and creativity. It is an outlet that can build confidence as well as a sense of individual identity. Art is boundless and there are many ways you or a teen you know can get started.
Finding creative ways to overcome the challenges presented by COVID-19 can help alleviate some of the stresses that teens are currently experiencing. Incorporating stress management skills and engaging in interactive activities outlined in this article may help.