In the heat of an argument, teens don't want to open up and share their problems.
When angry, communicating with their parents is hard. To escape, teens go to their rooms and slam the door.
We have to raise awareness on mental health around young people, ensuring that those who need it know that they can reach out to MIND for help.
Shutting the door is a sign of anger and defying parental authority. A door wedge is a simple way to support teenagers going through difficult times. It's a different way for parents to communicate with their children without the need to talk in these difficult moments.
This way teens can realise themselves that their impulsive behaviour is out of control and they actually need help. If they are not comfortable sharing with their parents, they can contact MIND themselves.