Understanding Depression

Three proactive steps you can take for your teen’s mental health

Research and surveys show it’s not always easy to distinguish teenage moodiness from teenage depression. But fortunately, there are some proactive steps you can take for your teen’s mental health. If you’re worried you might miss the signs of depression in your teenager, you’re not alone. The C.C. Mott Children’s Hospital in Michigan recently released… Read More Three proactive steps you can take for your teen’s mental health

Understanding Depression

How do you know if your teen needs antidepressants

There’s a lot of debate about antidepressants for teenagers. So how do you know, as a parent, if your teenager needs antidepressants for their depression. One on the one hand, doctors will tell you that antidepressants, combined with psychotherapy, is a very effective treatment for clinical depression. On the other, studies show that antidepressants may… Read More How do you know if your teen needs antidepressants