Behaviour Management

When teens take risks

Testing boundaries may be a normal part of growing up, but many forms of risk-taking behaviours pose serious dangers to young people’s health and well-being. Simon Legrand reports on a new programme which aims to help teenagers understand and mitigate the risks they face in everyday life.

Risk-taking behaviour in adolescence is nothing new. It’s part of their transition from childhood to adolescence, and the move towards independence from parents and families.

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