Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Feelings of belonging can improve overall health and decrease the likelihood of mental health issues and substance abuse, but do you know how to encourage belonging in your kids? Don’t miss this important conversation that could drastically improve your teen’s long-term quality of life.
Then, get some great, easy-to-do Halloween costume ideas for your teen and for you!
You can also find this episode on YouTube!
In this episode, we mentioned or used the following resources:
- AAP: Adolescent Connectedness and Adult Health Outcomes
- UCLA: School to Prison Pipeline
- Merriam-Webster: Belonging
- Lubbock Christian University: Youth Ministry Degree
- LCU Contact: David Fraze
- Podcast music by Luke Cabrera and Tobin Hodges
Chris has worked with teens from a variety of backgrounds for over a decade. He has a desire to help teenagers make good choices while also giving their families tools to communicate more effectively as choices are made.
Director of Communications
Karlie was in one of Teen Life’s original support groups and has always had a heart for teenagers and the vulnerable life stage they are in. She has a wealth of experience to share from working with teens in ministry and leading support groups.