Ways to tell if your teen is struggling with anxiety, how to help
“Teens have been very resilient during this time.,” said Ashley Bryant from Therapy in Color. However, Bryant said a lot of teens hide feelings of depression and anxiety from their parents. Here are ways to determine if your teen is struggling:Harmful self talkBryan warned about some big red flags that include noticing “drastic behavior changes or they start talking about themselves in a more negative way... or if they start talking about self-harming." Boys may be aggressive while girls may express more emotions“Sometimes with boys it can be difficult for them to express their emotions," Bryant said. There are several online services that match your teen to a licensed professional counselor.