Mini Review - Journal of Child and Adolescent Health (2023) Volume 7, Issue 2
Navigating the turbulent waters of adolescent mental health: Challenges, solutions, and support.
Adolescence is a tumultuous period of life, marked by rapid physical, emotional, and cognitive changes. As young people navigate this often confusing and challenging time, they may experience a range of mental health issues that can have a significant impact on their well-being and development. Adolescence is a time when situations and behaviours start to emerge that not only has an impact on adolescent health but also pave the way for diseases to develop in adulthood. Adolescence is a time when unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking, and using illegal drugs frequently start. These habits are linked to higher rates of morbidity and mortality and pose serious public health problems.Author(s): Ketra Brown