• Teens
    Teen Depression
    Beyond the Blues: Teen Depression
    Beyond the Blues: Teen Depression Depression distinguishes itself from the “blues” because it's longer in duration and more intense in nature. In addition, it's an illness that can lead to some other serious problems (considering suicide, r...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Friend Is Cutting Herself
    The school counselor and/or nurse should be able to advise the best way to handle this situation. It's important to avoid breaking the girl's trust. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Son Threatens to Kill Himself
    If you feel manipulated, you probably are. Your son may be seeking power and finding that this response gets him what he wants. ...
  • Family Life
    Sibling Relationships
    Depressed After Brother Leaves for College
    A parent asks how to help her younger son deal with his brother going off to college. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Asking for Help with Depression
    Severe depression requires the help of loved ones and professional assistance. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Parents Shocked by Daughter's Depression
    Being bright and having loving parents and a beautiful home won't necessarily immunize teenagers from low self-esteem and depression. ...
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    Teen Depression
    11 Signs Your Teen Could Be Depressed
    Teen angst and moodiness is something you expect your child to go through somewhere around middle or high school. Although general sulkiness is par for the course during these hormonal years, sometimes these behaviors can signal a deeper problem....
    Lindsay Hutton
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    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Daughter Wants to See Therapist
    A daughter's call for help concerns her mother. ...
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    LD Children and Self-Esteem
    Fifteen-Year-Old Has Breakdown
    When your teen is in a downward spiral, it's time to take action. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Teen Depression
    A mother seeks advice on how to help her daughter manage her depression. ...
  • Family Life
    Sibling Relationships
    Depressed After Brother Leaves for College
    A parent asks how to help her younger son deal with his brother going off to college. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Son Threatens to Kill Himself
    If you feel manipulated, you probably are. Your son may be seeking power and finding that this response gets him what he wants. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Depressed Teen Is Bored with School
    There are always going to be some classes that are boring. The challenge is to figure out how to make it through them with a minimum of effort. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Teen Gets Depressed
    Our expert advises a teenager who has been experiencing periods of sadness. ...
  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Daughter Wants to See Therapist
    A daughter's call for help concerns her mother. ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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  • Teens
    Teen Depression
    Teen Depressed over Move
    Our expert surmises that a teen's depression is due to more than just problems with switching to a new school. ...