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Adolescent Depression

Many experts believe that January is one of the worst months of the year for depression. Suicide rates actually increase every year during the winter months. Perhaps January is difficult because the holidays have ended, and maybe they were not as “perfect” as you thought they should have been. Maybe January’s cold weather or decreased sunlight makes it harder to

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Preventing Teen Suicide

In last week’s blog, we talked about Teen Depression.  This week we’re picking that thread back up and following it to its extreme. Teen suicide is a serious problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15- to 24-year-olds. It is estimated that 500,000 teens attempt suicide every

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