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When Should Teens Get Medical Treatment for Behavior?

If your teen has been diagnosed with a mental or behavioral disorder, it’s normal if you feel apprehension about seeking medication for their issues — many parents do! But getting medical treatment for a disorder is sometimes the best thing you can do for your teen when they’re struggling. In this episode, Mark Gregston and Wayne Shepherd tackle the tough topic of how parents can help their teens with mood and behavioral disorders. Don’t miss this episode!   

If seeking help from licensed counseling professionals could be the right path for your family, check out Parenting Today’s Teens’ phone counseling program. Learn more here:

Author: Mark Gregston

Mark Gregston began working with teens more than 40 years ago as a youth minister and Young Life director. He has authored nearly two dozen books, has written hundreds of articles, and is host of the nationally-acclaimed Parenting Today’s Teens podcast and radio broadcast.