“1 in 25 teens suffer from depression. Do you know the signs? ”
Take a walk around the block and talk to your kids about the highlights of your day.
If you’re a parent reading this, please keep an open mind and listening ear. Be willing to help in any way you can and help to create a healthy home environment for your teen.
Teachers can even benefit from training to help them identify the signs of stress, depression, and other issues, and so can intervene.
Remember that, although stress and especially depression are serious, they can be treated.
Shame: I’ve failed as a parent!
Depression is a complicated condition; the experts are still debating the causes. Blaming yourself for your loved one’s depression doesn’t help anyone