The holidays aren’t the best of times for some youth.  Kids Help Phone says sometimes, holiday pressures and expectations create additional stress on a young person who is already struggling. Councillor with Kids Help Phone Jason explains one main problem that the holidays cause.

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He gives the top three reasons that councillors say young people call.

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Over the holidays, Kids Help Phone across Ontario sees an increase in calls from teens aged 13 to 18 and professional counsellors are always available on the phone and online, even on Christmas.