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Breaking Through Depression: 4 Tips for Strengthening Communication with Your Teen

Khristine Heflin, LCSW-C Adolescence is often a confusing time for both our young people and…

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Is it Time to Find a New Therapist for Your Teenager? Five Questions to Answer

By Thomas Maye Mental health counseling is a crucial part of treating mood disorders, so…

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Families Together on the Path to Mental Wellness

A 20th Anniversary Campaign Let’s Walk Along the Path to Mental Wellness Together Starting Place…

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5 Ways to Get Your Teen to Open Up About Their Mental Health

Mary Fristad, Ph.D., ABPP Many parents find it challenging to get their kids to talk…

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Stages of Change

The Stages of Change Are you concerned about your loved one’s mental health, but they…

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Depression Signs and Symptoms

Signs of depression include Feeling miserable, sad, depressed, empty, irritable or angry Losing interest or…

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FamilyAwareTeens Instagram Links

Learn how teens and young adults can get involved! How to Talk to Your Parents…

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Jessie and Steve—Healing as a Family from Pain and Teen Self-Injury

Jessie Jessie, 18, has big goals. She’s spending her time working at a local gym,…

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A Mother and Daughter Answer Your Burning Questions about Teen Depression

Danielle (left) and Elizabeth (right) Elizabeth and Danielle, a mother and daughter from Florida, were…

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Ways You Can Encourage and Support Teen Wellness

What can you do to help a teen who has depression? During our Spring 2018…

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How to Support Foster Care Teenagers and Young Adults Who Have Depression

By Nicola Smith, October 3, 2017 Youth in foster care have often experienced traumatic family…

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Teen Depression Is On The Rise. What Can We Do? [delete part re guides]

Depression in teenagers is rising at alarming rates: between 2011 and 2014, the percentage of…

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