When you recognise your teenager needs help, they’re more likely to get it. ReachOut.com Australia have introduced a service to help parents help teenagers. On their website you’ll find information, stories, practical tips and tools ReachOut

The anonymous forums on ReachOut also help parents discuss a range of topics, issues and experiences that are relevant to kids aged 12-18. Some topics covered are bullying, stress, depression, anxiety, coping skills, resilience, building trust and effective communication.

You can even start your own post within the forums if you want to discuss a particular situation.