Teen Health

Adolescence is a crucial period in a child’s life. As youth mature, they go through many changes. Their brains and cognitive abilities further develop, and they further develop physically, sexually, emotionally, morally, and socially.

Some teens need to manage their periods. Our easy-to-read "All About Your Period" series answers many questions teens may have about menstruation. These fact sheets offer practical tips on how to take care of oneself while having a period – from managing how one feels, to what to eat, and when to ask for help.