It might be hard to tell the difference between a normal teen, aloof and embarrassed by his or her parents, and a troubled teen. In this quiz, we'll examine some of the behaviors that should serve as red flags, as well as some that can be safely ignored.
Question 1 of 10
Your former straight-A student comes home with two B's on a report card. Should you worry?
Question 2 of 10
Your teenager sleeps until 11 a.m. every morning, and stays up until 2 a.m. every night. Should you worry?
Question 3 of 10
Your teen threatens to run away. Is this normal?
Question 4 of 10
Your child comes home with a purple Mohawk. Should you worry?
Question 5 of 10
Your daughter claims that she has no friends. Should you worry?
Question 6 of 10
You find a lighter and a handle of liquor in your teen's room. What should you do?
Question 7 of 10
Your daughter's friend comes to you and claims your daughter has an eating disorder. What do you do?
Question 8 of 10
Your teen claims that his or her curfew isn't fair. What should you do?
Question 9 of 10
Your teen won't eat, won't leave his or her room, and based on the music you hear at 2 a.m., doesn't appear to be sleeping. Is this normal?
Question 10 of 10