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Downloaded from on 5 December 2019 Moodiness and teenagers go together like peanut butter and jelly, so it’s hardly shocking when your teen acts temperamental. Still, if they’re moody often, it’s understandable that you might start to wonder whether your teen is depressed.  While not every teenager experiences mood swings, it […]

Signs of teen depression to look out for

Downloaded from on 14 November 2019 By John Ackerman, PhD A conversation about depression or suicide is going to be difficult for parents, but you can have it without putting a young person at risk and it can be very helpful. Parents, family members and teachers could save a […]

Suicide: The Conversation We Should Have With Our Kids