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Depression and teenagers

Teenage depression is common and it's natural for you to worry about your child if their depression is impacting their daily life. There are a number of things that you can try to support your teenager to manage depression. If you'd like to understand more about what causes depression and the impact it can have on teenagers, read our fact sheet on teens and depression.

Otherwise, see below for ways that you can help.

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Depression in teenagers

Learn the facts about depression in teenagers, the signs to look out for, and what parents can do to help.

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