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Depression in Pregnancy May Mean Higher Risk of Depression in Teen Years

October 11, 20130 Comments

It’s not always easy to think back to those pregnancy days when you’re facing the teen years. A new study, though, suggests a brief look at the mother’s mental health could help serve as a predictor for teen depression. Depression linked in mothers, teenage kids Teenagers are more likely to be depressed if their mothers […]

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Helping Your Teen Tackle Depression

January 14, 20132 Comments

Depression among teens certainly isn’t an uncommon condition. Statistics suggest as many as 20% of all teens will end up with depression at some point during this difficult age span. For parents trying to help teens deal with what may seem like an overwhelming problem, the task at hand can be difficult. Fortunately, there are […]

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National Suicide Prevention Week

September 13, 20120 Comments

This is National Suicide Prevention Week.  How sad to have a week devoted to this. And yet, suicide is the #3 killer of teenagers in this country. We must find a way to prevent it. There is a website to call if your teen or you needs to talk to someone.  It is 1-800-273-TALK (8255) […]

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