Advances in technology mean todays teens are facing issues that no previous generation has ever seen. While some issues are not exactly new, electronic media has changed or amplified some of the struggles young people face. For instance, teens today struggle more with their interpersonal relationships than any previous generation and a lot of this dysfunction can be linked to the overuse of. Parenting teenagers is not easy, but understanding the issues they struggle with can help everyone involved. Here, i highlight the most common problems faced by teenagers today. Teenagers face real problems on a daily basis during the most awkward growth stages of their lives between 13 and 19-years-old. During this time, teens are exposed to some overwhelming external and internal struggles. Major issues facing teenagers teen suicide, school shootings, cyberbullying, internet addiction, bullying, t. Phil tells a teen who acts out that he believes she is in deep pain. Hear what the 14-year-old says is keeping her from being happy. Final the critical teen issuesworkshops for educators and parents will take place thursday, november 30, 2017 530 p. Workshops cover a myriad of issues ranging from substance abuse, dealing with grief, eating disorders, lgbtq issues, and trauma. Adolescence (from latin adolescere, meaning to grow up) is a transitional stage of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority). Adolescence is usually associated with the teenage years, but its physical, psychological or cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later.