Teens Should be Screened Annually for Depression, Study Finds

Taking a teen to their routine check up usually doesn’t involve a screening for mental health issues like depression. With a growing number of teens experiencing mental health disorders like depression and anxiety, as well as a growing number of teens turning to drug and alcohol abuse, primary care physicians are being seen as a…

Teens Don’t Know How to Say “I’m Depressed”

Most psychiatric conditions develop before the age of twenty four years old. Mental health conditions like depression often develop in adolescence but are overlooked, leaving adolescents and teens undiagnosed as well as untreated. Teenagehood, the common angst and fluctuation of hormones, is enough of an answer for most parents to overlook the beginning symptoms of…