Being a teenager is hard. They need our help!
Do you remember those teenage years? We do too! It is easy to feel overwhelmed and alone, but Teen Lifeline exists to equip, encourage and empower teenagers to live life better. Get involved in one of the following ways:
Why Support Groups?
We believe that Support Groups offer teenagers a safe place to ask questions, receive the emotional support they need, and develop healthy peer and mentor relationships.
If these support groups do not exist, teenagers are going to continue to fall between the cracks. Instead of complaining about the current state of our culture, let’s encourage, equip and empower this next generation to make better choices.
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Chris and Karlie offer practical tips for helping teens build healthy connections and ways to help teens experience the best of prom.
Teamwork: cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. As the wife of a High School Basketball Coach, I spend A LOT of my time thinking about and cheering on good teamwork. It is...
Anxiety and stress were rampant in a pre-covid world, but now (dare we say it?), stress has become a pandemic. Join us as we explore how to connect with teens to combat stress. You’ll even learn what all the cool kids are saying these days and how to interpret it. Fair warning: Use these terms at your own risk.
Chris and Karlie talk boundaries and why they are important in any relationship, but especially with teens. Karlie also offers insight into TikTok.
With teens in particular, we have an incredible opportunity. At an age where they understand loss, they appreciate more than ever when we take the time to teach them how to overcome it. And it’s teachable!
This week is HOPE Week at my kids’ school put on by their HOPE Squads. For my elementary aged students, it’s a week of dressing up and having some extra fun in the classroom while talking about how to be kind and caring to others. For my middle schooler, the idea is...