Teenage Depression: Is it adolescence or depression?

Mar 24, 2024
Teenage Depression is serious.  Know what you need to so that you can spot it before it's too late.
This course introduces topics to discuss normal adolescence so that parents and educators are able to spot signs of depression. https://youtu.be/rjF-IXUpK8E

As parents and educators, it is nearly impossible to spot signs of depression without knowing the natural course of adolescent development. This course introduces parents to normal phases of adolescence, signs of depression, how to treat depression, and offer support to your teen at any stage of their adolescence.



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