Effects of Stress

On A Teenage Brain

What is stressing Teenagers out?

- lower grades than students are capable of

- managing time

- school in general

- friendships and relationships

- life after high school

What are the effects of these stresses?

-10% report having lower grades.

-40% reported blowing off responsibilities at home.

-26% reported shaping at classmates or teammates when under stress

-3/10 surveyed reported procrastination due to stress.

How can teens manage stress better?

-exercising once or more a week lowered average stress rate

-reducing the amount of sedentary time

-getting 7-9 hours of sleep each night

-finding something that YOU enjoy… (listening to music, exercising, ect..)

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