Handling Teens Who Are Acting Out During The Pandemic

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Wanting to escape it all

“Being stuck at home can even lead to them attempting to run away or leave home without permission or an explanation to spend time with their friends,” says Cofield. “For those teens who don’t enjoy spending time at home and may not feel close to their family they might also isolate themselves in their rooms.” He adds that “Sex and drugs will also be a major concern. If they are able to leave home or are left unattended they might find ways to bring drugs into the home or sexual partners. They might also sneak out to have sex and do drugs.”

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