Depression in Teens

In this white paper, we discuss the prevalence of depression among adolescents and
common signs and symptoms of depression. We differentiate depression from other
disorders and discuss healthy strategies and unique intervention options that parents can
implement to help their teen overcome depression. Lastly, we discuss wilderness therapy as
a safe, effective and comprehensive treatment option for teens with depression.

This white paper is written for parents, guardians, or for anyone who is responsible for a
teen with depression.

Depression in Teens: Help Your Teen Find Their Way to Hope,
Happiness and Well Being
Depression Defined: 11 Signs Your Teen is Depressed
Types of Depression in Teens and Related Disorders
Common Mistakes Parents Make When Responding to Their
Depressed Teen
6 Healthy Ways Parents Can Help and Support Their Depressed Teen
Wilderness Therapy as Treatment for a Depressed Teen

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