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teen depression

Monday

11

October 2010

Treating Teen Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk youth, teen depression, teen depression treatment, treating teen depression, treatment for depression

When teen depression is determined it is important to get appropriate therapy. In some cases group therapy is necessary, in other even medication is an option, but one thing is absolutely necessary, and that is that the teen is comfortable with the treatment or it will not be a successful one. In most cases teen depression is treated with medication. The most common type of medication give to depressed teens…

Sunday

10

October 2010

Preventing Teen Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk youth, preventing teen depression, risk factors of teen depression, teen depression, teen depression prevention, teen depression risk factors

There is no method that will guarantee the prevention of depression, but there are plenty of things you can do to greatly reduce the chances of teen depression. There are genetic causes of teen depression and life causes that surround us, obviously genetic ones cannot be changed, but we can influence the things around us to diminish the chances of depression episode. In order to prevent teen depression we have…

Saturday

09

October 2010

Causes of Teen Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk youth, causes of teen depression, teen depression, teen depression causes, teen depression warning signs, warning isgn of teen depression

The causes of depression in general are not quite determined from the scientific point of view, but some of the major factors have been identified, especially when we talk about teen depression. Well, there is not only one cause; there are several causes that are combined that lead to teen depression. Some of the factors are emotional while others are clearly of physical origin. The most common cause of teen…

Friday

08

October 2010

Warning Signs of Teen Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk youth, bipolar disorder, major teen depression, seasonal depression, teen depression, teen depression warning signs, teen dysthymia, warning signs of ten depression

We covered the teen depression statistics in the last post, but to understand teen depression better and to take the first step in dealing with teen depression we need to learn and understand the warning signs. We all feel sad or even moody, that is normal, but that doesn’t mean we are depressed. Depression is when those feelings stick around for a few weeks or even more. Since…

Thursday

07

October 2010

Statistics and Fact about Teen Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk youth, teen depression, teen depression facts, teen depression statistics, teen depression stats

More and more teens are officially having depression issues; in fact, depression is the number one mental health disorder in the world for both adults and teens. As such it causes a great risk for out teen youth. To better understand this problem we will present you with some statistics and facts about teen depression. -    One fifth of all teenagers will have serious depression problems -&…

Tuesday

14

September 2010

Teen Suicide Warning Signs

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, teen depression, Teen suicide, Teen Suicide Warning Signs, teen warning signs, Warning Signs, warning signs of suicide

Teens are prone to depression even more than adults, and unfortunately that depression and many other reasons lead to teen suicide. A recent study showed that 4 out of 5 teens that attempted to commit suicide showed warning signs prior to the attempt. This is why it is of the utmost importance that you know what teen suicide warning signs are in order to prevent your teen from attempting such…

Sunday

12

September 2010

Warning Signs of Teen Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on at risk blog, at risk youth, teen depression, ten emotional issues, Warning Signs of Teen Depression

Teen depression is a common problem with today’s teens. Reason for depression are many, being left out by their peers, bad performance in school, bad relationship with parents and many other reasons. Whatever the reason for depression one thing is certain, it affects our kids on a serious level, but fortunately teen depression can be solved, but first you need to identify the issue. It is the job…

Thursday

11

March 2010

Your Child Might Have It: Teenage Depression

by At-Risk.org Staff, on depression, frequent sadness, help the teen, teen depression, teenage depression, teenager, withdraws

Teenage depression is a very common incidence in teens nowadays and it generally affects anyone. Most of the parent with a teen already knows what teen depression is. They are already aware of the dangers depression might bring to their teens. If not, we have to inform them about teenage depression for them to prevent it from occurring. To start teaching parents with teens in their family we must first…

Thursday

22

November 2007

Anxiety can damage your teenage kid

by At-Risk.org Staff, on boarding school for troubled teens, intervention boarding school, mad teenager, teen anger, teen anger management, teen depression, teen emotional outburst teenage outrage, teen emotions, teen problems, teenage anger, teenage anger management, teenage substance abuse, teenager, troubled teens

There are many reasons why teenagers become extremely anxious, which could somehow ruin their lives. Most of the time, parents may overlook such a condition because they always ask, “What would be a good reason for a kid to have anxiety?” Think again. Teenagers have anxiety because of school, friends, family and even life as a whole. Teen anxiety may lead to depression, overeating, drugs/alcohol use, smoking  and even…

Thursday

22

November 2007

Dealing with your pregnant teenager

by At-Risk.org Staff, on boarding school for troubled teens, mad teenager, teen anger, teen anger management, teen depression, teen emotional outburst teenage outrage, teen emotions, teen problems, teenage anger, teenage anger management, teenage eating disorder, teenager, troubled teens

Although there is a strong urge of responsibility to have and keep the baby, more parents are considering other options. Parents are always concern about the welfare and future of their children. There are actually several ways to help these teenagers and their families. Of course, it may depend on each case and the place where they are located.  However, the government is willing to assist these families in terms…