Teens with at least one close friend can better cope with stress than those without

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Media release

November 2019


Tracy Evans-Whipp, Constantine Gasser

Resilience is an important aspect of teen wellbeing. In 2016, with the older children in the Growing Up in Australia study aged 16–17, they were asked about their resilience and the ability to bounce back from stressful life events. This Conversation piece shares the findings.

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