Depression

Facts About Your Depressed Teenage Daughter

By | May 29th, 2019|Depression, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues, Therapy|

The onset of depression occurs differently based on the individual. A new study even suggests that males and females develop depression differently. Depression is often characterized by low mood, loss of interest and pleasure, and major changes to [...]

Out of Control Teenager: What to Do to Gain Control Back

By | March 1st, 2019|Depression, Mental Health|

Parenting a teenager can often feel like a power struggle. Adolescence is a time in one’s life filled with hormonal changes, the pressure to fit it, and discover who one is. These kinds of factors can cause emotions [...]

Not Worth the Risk: Depression in Teens

By | February 1st, 2019|Depression|

Depression often emerges in the adolescent years. These years are a critical developmental period. Research shows that depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide. While causes vary depending on the affected individual early life stress, such as [...]

Teen Depression Treatment Center: 4 Signs Your Daughter Needs Help

By | June 26th, 2017|Depression, Therapy|

There’s regular sadness and angst--and then there’s depression. Depression is more than an episode of sadness; it causes a continuous feeling of unhappiness and loss of interest. It has the power to affect how you think, feel, and [...]

Beating Back the Monsters with EMDR Therapy

By | March 21st, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Therapy, Trauma|

When something traumatic happens to you, sometimes it stays in your mind, vivid as the day it happened years later. It can manifest in dreams and reality, making life more difficult. Moving forward with trauma, anxiety, or depression [...]

When Your Teen Feels Blue: Recognizing the Signs of Depression In Teens

By | March 4th, 2016|Depression|

Depression in teens is far from rare – as a matter of fact some 2.8 million teens had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. Fortunately, as a parent, there are numerous steps that can [...]

A Damaging Emotional Outlet: Identifying Self Harm In Teens

By | February 4th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

In today’s high schools, teens are experiencing an extreme amount of stress. They are pressured to do well in school and excel in extracurriculars, all while having an active social life. Getting into a good university is more [...]

More than a bad mood: Helping your teen through teen depression

By | January 12th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

Teenagers experience a whirlwind of emotion on a daily basis. That’s why, for a lot of parents of teens, slamming doors and shouting matches can become a frequent occurrence. Occasional acting out and bad moods are pretty much [...]

Tips for Helping Your Daughter with Teen Depression

By | July 15th, 2015|Depression, Mental Illness|

Photo Source: Flickr User - Kiran Foster Teen depression can be hard on not just the individual it’s happening to, but also the people around them. Depression can affect anyone, but studies show that adolescent girls [...]