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Difficulty Functioning at School

It can be a lot of things going on in the mind of an adolescent that contribute to this problem. It can result from problems with family and friends, or just be the heightened emotions in general that teenagers experience.


The important thing to note is that treatment is possible and may help or alleviate the problem. It’s normal, and help is available, so you and your adolescent don’t have to struggle alone.


A professional can help your teen work through their struggles that are contributing to their trouble functioning at school. Having a trusted, reliable professional they can talk about their problems with is a key asset to their success. The counselor will help your adolescent devise strategies that will allow them to prosper.


If you have noticed your adolescent is having difficulty at school or in extracurricular activities, there is no shame in getting the help of an experienced professional who can help them navigate their struggles.


What does Difficulty Functioning at Work or School Look Like?


If an adolescent is struggling with difficulty functioning at school, they may find everyday tasks like getting ready in the morning or having lunch becoming more difficult. They may start to feel down and start to lack confidence. There are many different reasons why someone might be having difficulties at school or work, which can include:

If you or someone you know is at risk of self-harm, please call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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