This is a great question and very common. I cannot answer this without meeting your teen, but I can give you some general things to be aware of. If your teen is exhibiting:
- Decrease in appetite
- Angry outburst or consistent irritability
- Constant worry
- Perfectionist tendencies
- Change in peer group
- Negative self-talk or view of the world
They may be in need of an assessment by a licensed mental health professional to help you determine the best next steps.