What are the signs of anxiety in a teen? And are they anything to be concerned about? On this episode of Help! I Have A Teenager, we answer a question from a listener who's teen is constantly washing their hands, picking at their food and asking if they're ok. Ginni and Jo give some advice on what these behaviours mean, and how to help your anxious child.
Plus, we hear from a listener who is single parenting a queer teen and wants to know how to give them the sex talk.
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Hosts: Dr Ginni Mansberg & Jo Lamble
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Producer: Emmeline Peterson
Audio Engineer: Thom Lion
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