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Teen Depression Rates Growing

In the November 2016 journal Pediatrics, research from Johns Hopkins shows that the rate of adolescents reporting clinical depression grew by 37% over the decade ending in 2014, with one in six girls reporting an episode in the past year. This is a substantial increase. In addition, a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that

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What to Say to a Depressed Teen

Depression is a medical condition requiring medical care. It can be so hard to watch someone you love, especially your child, go through depression. You want to help them, encourage them, cure them. Unfortunately, depression isn’t something that can just be fixed. You can learn more about teen depression by reading one of our previous blogs. It is crucial that

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Teen Depression

The holidays can be a merry time… or not. For teens who have suffered a loss this year – whether it is a death, divorce, parent losing a job, or other significant change – the holidays can actually heighten those feelings of sadness, perhaps because we feel we are “supposed” to be happy at this time, but we’re not. Suicide

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Teen Depression

Depression is a medical condition affecting someone’s moods or emotions. It can cause both psychological and physical symptoms, and it is not an attitude that someone can control. About 1 in 5 teens suffers with depression. When teen depression goes untreated, the outcome may be serious, and result in poor performance at school, troubled relationships, increased rates of substance abuse,

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