Growth and Development, Ages 11 to 14 Years (cont.)
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When to Call a Doctor
Your child's doctor can help you discuss difficult issues with your adolescent if you ever are having trouble doing so on your own. Keep in mind that important subjects, such as sex, should be addressed long before you think your child will face them.
Talk to your child's doctor if you are concerned about your child's health or other issues. For example:
Call a doctor or a mental health professional if your child develops behavioral problems or signs of mental health problems. Signs may include:
Also be aware that these problems can sometimes be warning signs of suicide.
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