1. Teens

Mental health & physical health

Teen sexuality and wellbeing is about more than sex.
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    Ups and downs are normal for teenagers. This article explains why your teenage child might be having more moods than before, and what you can do to help.

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    This essential guide explains what eating disorders are, risks for eating disorders in teenagers, red flags and how to help teens with eating disorders.

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    If you’re choosing mental health services for your teenage child, it’s vital to look for services that suit your child’s and family’s needs. Here’s how.

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    Being an advocate means speaking up for your child. You might need to advocate if your child isn’t able to speak for himself.

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    Get key information about immunisation for older children and teenagers – what immunisations your teen needs, and where to get your teen immunised.

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    Childhood obesity is when children have too much body fat. Read how a healthy family lifestyle helps kids avoid obesity and benefits health and wellbeing.

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    Allergies in children – what are they? And what can you do about them? This guide explains causes and treatments for allergies in children and teenagers.

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    Teenagers with chronic health conditions face special challenges. With this practical guide, you can help your child become more independent.

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    If your teenage child is a victim of sexual assault, your child is not to blame. Read how to help teenagers and get support after sexual assault.

Raising Children Network is supported by the Australian Government. Member organisations are the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health.

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