Teenagers

Best of the Web: Hamish Blake opens up about mental health, in a must-see video for teenagers

Powerful monologues by Hamish Blake and others as part of an ABC series on mental health, educating students about 'fake news', teaching kids not to fear everything during COVID-19, and how pandemic journals can help.

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Tips for teenagers on how to get their first job

Finding that first part-time job can be a challenging experience for a teenager. Careers expert and regular contributor Helen Green offers advice for teenagers on breaking into the workforce.

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Andrew Fuller: Reigniting your teenager’s motivation

Is your teenager in a winter slump? Study routines ditched? Leading clinical psychologist and author Andrew Fuller offers some practical advice on firing up their self-belief.

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Brewing up new horizons: the benefits of short courses for teenagers

From finding a new hobby to discovering a job, careers expert Helen Green explains the many benefits of teenagers embarking on short courses.

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Best of the Web: Mental Health Concerns over VCE, Our Teenagers the Hope of the World, and Treating Parents for their Child’s Anxiety

The impact of VCE pressure on mental health, treating parents for a child's anxiety, and teaching kids to cross the road safely.

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Surviving Teenagers: A Parent’s Guide

Dr Michael Carr-Gregg's book Surviving Adolescents has just been updated, with adolescent health expert Elly Robinson. We speak to her about the challenges teenagers are facing, and what parents can do to help.

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Best of the Web: Supporting Mums of Teenagers, Taking Away Toys and Tackling Misbehaving Parents

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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