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Top Signs of Teen Depression

March 13,2014

The teen years can be one of the biggest challenges of parenting. Angsty, sullen, moody kids all yearning for more independence, and show it by acting out, behaving irresponsibly, and being just plain...difficult.

However, although these are all things we come to expect once our kids hit the tween and teen years, sometimes your teen could be stuggling with more than just the typical teen moodiness. How do you know if it's evolved into something more, like depression or suicidal tendencies? Read these 11 signs your teen might be depressed, and find the tips and resources your need to help him through this tough time.