Hi coco821, I found this forum while googling how to discipline an anxious/depressed teenager. I would love to hear how you and some of the others have delt with situations since these posts last year. I have a 14yr old with depression and anxiety & maybe bipolar. Her phone is everything to her and if I take it away (if possible) she becomes more anxious as she can’t talk to her friends. She is a very social person but has social anxiety?? I’m sure she lies to me about things but is very good at covering it up, I’m not sure how to deal with it? She also struggles at school but can go from wanting to do her assignments 1 week to refusing to do homework the next and using her anxiety as an excuse and won’t even try??
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