- Your favorite holiday is problematic
- Your family is a mess
- You have no $$
- You are without personal or family traditions
- You don't believe in _______ (fill in thing that requires belief)
- You have food allergies
- You’re struggling with mental health
Here are some things to read (or watch) about those subjects.
Surviving and Thriving During the Holidays, Mt. Sinai Adolescent Health Center
Tips for Managing the Holiday Blues, National Institute of Mental Health
The Agnostic’s Holiday (written by a teen for teens!)
A Teen’s Perspective on the Holidays with Food Allergies, Food Allergy Research and Education
Local teens create the All In My Head: Real Teens, Real Talk podcast, and there are two episodes about therapy: Therapy Part 1: The Teens features teens reflecting on their mental health journeys, and Therapy Part 2: The Therapist has an interview with a local mental health professional, plus tips for teens on talking to families about mental health and therapy.