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My Teen with Depression Won’t Go to School. What Do I Do?

Have you been dreading the return to school with your teen? We have some advice…

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

Adolescence is often a confusing time for both our young people and their caregivers. It…

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

Mental health counseling is a crucial part of treating mood disorders, so a therapist-client relationship…

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How to Talk to Your Parents About Your Mental Health

A Post for Teens and Young Adults Talking to your parents or any adult about…

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

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Kicking Off the School Year with Peer-to-Peer Teen Events About Depression in Massachusetts

We are excited to share that Families for Depression Awareness recently received a grant award from…

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Let’s Talk About Loneliness and Young Adult Mental Health

By Kurt Morris Loneliness has received a lot of press over the past few years….

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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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6 Ways to Cope with School Stress for You and Your Child or Teen

By Nicola Smith, October 26, 2017 Now that the rush of back to school season…

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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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