Family breakdown - for teens
family; separation; divorce; ;
When a family breaks up because parents decide to separate, young people have a lot to deal with. Parents may be tied up with their own emotional issues and not very supportive. Young people may face many emotions and problems as they get used to new circumstances.
The website Reachout has many very good topics about families. Reachout is an Australian website for young people when times are tough.
If you want to talk to someone the Kids Helpline is for young Australians - teens and young adults 1800 55 1800
The information on this site should not be used as an alternative to professional care. If you have a particular problem, see a doctor or other health professional.