Response Responds

Response Center’s blog for teens

Response Responds is your place for in-depth information and advice on the issues most important to you, from sex to mental health to relationships to gender identity. We’ll also update you on the latest Response Center news and events.

Graduation: Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

By Julia Wall, MSW, LCSW, Clinician at Response

Graduating from high school is a momentous occasion for both teens and parents.  I would like to first address the parents who are reading this blog.  I want you to give yourself a pat on the back and breathe a sigh of relief!  You have successfully gotten your teen to the age of 18 and graduating with a high school degree!  While your teen may brush this off and say you didn’t help with much, you and I both know that you played a large role in where your teen is today!  Someday down the road, probably when they’re 30, they will thank you for all your hard work!

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