Are you ready to take the next step? Patients suffering from mood disorders and their families can use these resources to better understand the disorder and take the first steps toward treatment and recovery.
Suicide Prevention Hotline (877) 695-6333
DOWNLOADABLE EDUCATION SHEETS
Emotional and physical health go together in children. Because parents are often the first to notice a problem with their child’s behavior, emotions or learning, parents may help children get the best care possible by answering these questions. (Source: © M.S. Jellinick and J.M. Murphy, Massachusetts General Hospital (http://psc.partners.org) English PSC Gouverneur Revisions 01-06-01)
Learn the facts about teen suicide from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).
Learn the symptoms and signs of depression.
Learn the facts about bipolar disorder.
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Depression is more than just feeling down. It is a significant mood disorder that needs to be treated before more serious problems develop.
Teen depression is a serious problem. Learn the signs of depression and how you can help a teenager you love.
Mood Disorders Afflict Adults and Children Alike
Mood disorders affect children, adolescents and adults. This article describes the symptoms of mood disorders, the differences between them in adults and children, and the universally prescribed treatments for both.
Depression Signs Go Beyond Typical Teen Behavior
Adolescents may experience ups and downs as they make the transition into adulthood. If a teen exhibits behaviors beyond typical moodiness, however, s/he may be suffering from adolescent depression.