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How to Improve Communication With Your Teen After 13 Reasons Why

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Father and son talking about depression.
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How do you improve communication?


Mother and daughter walking in the park, talking.
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Can you really get teens to divulge their painful secrets?


Mother worried about over stressed daughter
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When to observe, when to ask questions?


Teen and parents argue in living room.
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When kids do reach out — don't shut them down


Girl getting bullied in high school hallway.
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What should you look out for to know when to intervene?


Self-harm wrist covered with bandage, with "HELP" written across bandage.
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Episode 6: Hannah’s mother asks, ‘How did I not know?’


Student overwhelmed with homework
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What changes should you watch out for?


Father and son talking on a bench outdoors
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What can adults do?


Mother hugs of her troubled teenage daughter
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For parents, denial is not an option


Girl teenager is happy after a successful therapy by psychologists
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What’s the role of the principal, teachers, coaches, counselors, and school staff?


High school boys laughing together while eating lunch in cafeteria.
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Amy Hendel, P.A.

Amy Hendel, P.A.

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Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at www.healthgal.com. Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”