In-depth

Alternative medicine

Acupuncture


Complications

Insomnia

Prevention

Prevent teenage depression

Risk factors

Teen suicide

Is your teen at risk of suicide? Get the facts.

Symptoms

Childhood mental illness

College depression

Fatigue

Headache

Unexplained weight loss

Treatments and drugs

Antidepressants for children and teens

Antidepressants have warnings about suicidal thinking, but they may also provide the most effective treatment for your child's depression. These facts can help guide your decision.

Family therapy

Psychotherapy

July 06, 2016
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