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Why Understanding the Symptoms of Depression in Your Teen Matters

Knowing your teen is showing signs of depression can leave you feeling worried, overwhelmed, and entirely helpless, especially if you are unsure of what to do next. If your teen is struggling with symptoms of depression, it is important to determine the best course of action to get them the help they need. While overcoming…

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How Can I Tell the Symptoms of PTSD in Teenagers?

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) recently reported statistics about teen mental health, including those suffering PTSD. Among those in North America, statistics show that five percent of teenagers have post-traumatic stress disorder. Even with 1.5 percent of young people suffering severe effects of this treatable disorder, parents still remain unclear of the symptoms…