Depression in Teens
Hello and welcome to our "Healing News". On this issue I want to talk about depression in teens.
Depression in teens is more common that what you or me may think. It is a very sad reality that touches not only the lives of the ones affected but the lives of everybody around them.
A large percentage on depressed teens are victims of bullying. I am including some insightful articles about violence and depression in teens that can help choosing a proactive approach when you or somebody you know is facing this situation.
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In This Issue:
1) Depression in teens --
Depression in teens is on the rise. The increase of suicides among teenagers and young adults in recent years is a big concern not only for parents but for society in general:
Depression in Children and Teens
2) Teen Bullying --
Repeated bullying can drive a teenager to a severe depression. As we’ve seen lately, an alarming number of suicides among children and teens are due to the cruel and constant bullying in schools:
Bullying and Children
3) Dating Violence -- This article was written by Dr. Laura Finley, a member of the Humanity Project, a non-profit organization that I'm proud to belong to:
Bullying and Dating violence
And our quote of the month:
“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love."
Sophocles (Greek Philosopher)
I hope you find this information helpful. My intention is to always bring some light, love and helpful insights to your day.
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