The Ultimate Guide to The Teen Mental Health Crisis

Group of teens living through the teen mental health crisis.

In the U.S., rates of anxiety, depression, and suicidality are at all-time highs. A 2018 report by the Child Mind Institute found that there was a 17% increase in anxiety disorder diagnosis among young people over the preceding decade. Pew Research Center found that the number of teenagers who recently experienced depression increased 59% between…

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What Parents Need To Know When Their Adolescent Has Depression

Mother parents her adolescent daughter who has depression.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in 2019, 15.7% of adolescents ages 12-17 experienced at least one major depressive episode. That’s no small number, especially when you consider that depression can have a major impact on a teen’s ability to function and thrive.   Teen mental health has come into even sharper focus recently with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a U.S. surgeon general…

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