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Thursday, April 23, 2020 by DEBRA GRIFFIE in Opinion

Helping teens cope with COVID-19

The past few weeks have been very stressful for all of us.

COVID-19 has uprooted our routines, schedules and lifestyle.

Regardless of our age, most of us want to know the answers to four basic questions:

•Am I safe?

•Are the people caring for me safe?

•How am I going to be affected by this?

•When will life return to normal?

Adolescence is a challenging time no matter what the circumstances, but the coronavirus is making that even more difficult.

The teen years, by nature, are a very social time.