“1 in 25 teens suffer from depression. Do you know the signs? ”
“There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.”
― Laurell K. Hamilton
Again, it is important to remember that depression is not a failure. In spite of what others say. Nevertheless, with this in mind not weakness on your part.
African American teens are hurting.
Growing up, I was made to believe crying would only make me look weak. It was not only okay, but expected for me to suffer in silence.
Depression affects Boy’s vs girls just as well.
According to studies, every year, one in seven young men (aged 16 to 24) experience depression or anxiety.