It can be tricky knowing how to handle teen depression in your family. Hear how Gavin navigated this tough time and helped his daughter through depression.
Some key takeaways from Gavin's experience with his daughter:
- The first signs of teen depression that showed were changes in mood, poor sleeping, lethargy and not participating in usual activities as often. Learn more about the symptoms of depression here.
- Maintaining your own health and wellbeing while supporting your family is important. For example, keep up an exercise routine and make it an appointment with yourself to do these activities. Read about how to make wellbeing a family priority.
- Gavin's daughters now maintain their wellbeing by having an exercise routine, eating well, and maintaining a support network with friends and people around them. Read more about the importance of connection for wellbeing and development.