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Working To Understand The Anxieties And Pressures Of Being A Teen Today

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10min 53sec

Teen years can be tumultuous for all kinds of reasons -- you’re not quite a kid, not quite an adult. Bodies, friendships, responsibilities with family, work and school. They’re all changing. But teens today have been facing new pressures recently. They feel more stress than previous generations. Why is that? And what can relieve those pressures? Today, Colorado Public Radio kicks off a special series -- Teens Under Stress. We’re talking with parents, educators and researchers... and most importantly we’re talking with teens.