In this episode of Today’s Teenager, Roy discuss the differences between normal vs. abnormal teen behavior. Roy explains why a young person’s experience as a teenager can be a tumultuous one and how difficult it is for parents to go along for the ride!

Roy offers three criteria to help adults determine if a teen’s experience is falls within the normal range of adolescent development or if it indicates something more serious is going on. He discusses three practical suggestions adults can do to be more alert to signs of abnormal behavior and prevent problems before they start.

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