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High school and middle school life can be challenging and stressful for a teenager. Even though society is advancing on several different levels, it can be difficult to take ownership of your life when there is cut-throat competition and difficult life decisions to make.

Teenage life might seem easy, but it can be difficult to adjust to. Many aspects of this life can impact a teenager’s confidence and self-esteem, leading to different mental health challenges.

Here are some signs and symptoms that are commonly observed in struggling teenagers:

  • Decreased levels of interest in social and school activities
  • A change in sleep patterns and appetite
  • Feeling guilty, helpless, and worthless
  • Feeling bored
  • Weight changes
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Thinking or talking about suicide
  • Alcohol and drug misuse
  • Decrease in energy
  • Poor school performance

There are many reasons why high school and middle school students could be going through these challenges.

Changes in Brain Activity

Research reveals that adolescent brains are structurally different from adult brains. This is why teenagers have hormone and neurotransmitter differences. These hormone fluctuations and different levels of neurotransmitters can make teenagers more susceptible to depression and anxiety.

Past Traumatic Incidents

Another reason why some teenagers face low self-esteem and mental health challenges is because of past traumatic incidents. These incidents can leave a lasting impression on the brain that can be hard to overcome.

Lack of Emotional and Social Support

One thing many teachers and parents often overlook is providing teenagers with appropriate support. It’s important to talk to teenagers from time to time and provide them with motivation, love, and support. Many adolescents are also discovering themselves during this time, battling confusion and uncertainty, and could be having trouble adjusting to their peers.  It is important to give them the support they need.

This is where Jesse LeBeau, a leading high school assembly speaker, can help.

As an experienced high school and middle school assembly speaker, Jesse LeBeau has helped and inspired over a million teenagers across the world and helped them unleash their true potential with highly effective motivational speeches.

Jesse LeBeau was often overlooked by his peers and seen as an underdog through his teenage years until he turned his biggest weaknesses into his biggest strengths. Through the power of positivity and self-confidence, Jesse became an effective leader and now works to inspire teenagers to develop and thrive with the same strategies.

Once you book the inspirational junior high assembly speaker for your institute, you can inspire all your students to become the best versions of themselves.

Drop a message now to learn more about the high school assembly speaker.

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