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VIDEO: Self-care for teenagers


ReachOut psychologist Anna Sidis explains why self-care is especially important for teenagers, and discusses how they can practise self-care to reduce stress.

Teenagers are faced with a lot of changes, both mentally, physically and emotionally, says Anna. And so there are some common struggles which are faced. Understanding the struggles can help ease things for families and their teenagers and keep everyone feeling good.

Why your teenager really needs self-care

Download the mindfulness app

Anna advises trying a mindfulness app such as Smiling Mind.

Explore and download the Smiling Mind app here


ReachOut is Australia's leading online health website for young people and their parents. Working with registered counsellors, psychologists and mental health professionals ReachOut provides online self-help tools that are used by over 1.5 million Australians each year. A valuable resource for many parents, teens and young adults.


If your child, or anyone you know is having issues with self-esteem, confidence or mental or physical health, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800.

This content includes the views and opinions of a third-party, and does not necessarily reflect the views of Suncorp. Information is intended to be of a general nature only and any advice has been prepared without taking into account any person's particular objectives, personal situation or needs.

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