A troubled teen is defined as a person that is between the age 13-19 that is beset by problems or conflict.
Every Teenager faces problems that they must encounter in their life. Problems arise in every person’s life both big and small yet sometimes we allow even the most insignificant of problems affect our lives. Sometimes with teenagers they allow trials in their life greatly affect them in negative ways. Typically when a person (typically teenagers) face problems in their lives, the ability to cope with the problem does not exist. When teenagers turn to other things to cope with the feelings of the problems that they usually face things such as drugs and alcohol, pornography, criminal activity, etc.
It is important to find help for troubled teens as soon as possible. There are many different programs that are available to help troubled teens with the problems that they face each with a different approach and nature to the program.« Back to Glossary Index