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Guides and Resources for Adult Parents

Raising a teen is tough. Some people say that the teenage years provide the most difficult time for a parent. Luckily, there is a wealth of resources available to guide parents raising teenagers.

Tennessee Department of Health: Adolescent Health Toolkit

This covers health issues facing teenagers, such as how often they should get check-ups and what kind of immunizations they will need.

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security: Graduated Driver’s License Program

This has information explaining Tennessee’s graduated driver’s license program.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Topics on Raising Teens

This contains a variety of topics facing parents of teens, from alcohol and drug abuse to topics regarding teen health.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Parents are the key to safe teen drivers

This page offers resources for parents teaching their teens how to drive.

U.S. Government: Parents of Teens

There are several links in this portal that cover topics ranging from smoking prevention to college resources.

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