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When Teens Just Want to Escape

Student Story: Izzy

Life as a teenager is rarely easy. But some teens struggle with such intense pain that they’ll go to dangerous lengths to escape. Today on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston explains how parents can get to the root of their teen’s inner turmoil and offers practical ways to help them cope.

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.