Do you recognize some of these signs of teenage depression?
We also made a video on the signs your child is depressed:
The purpose of this video is to raise awareness about the subtle signs that a teenager could be depressed, so early intervention can happen.
Disclaimer: This video is made for educational purposes only and is never meant to diagnose. If you believe that you, or a teenager close to you, are suffering from depression, we encourage you to seek help from a mental health professional.
Writer: Ria Parikh
Script Editor: Rida Batool
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
VO: Amanda Silvera
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong
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“Depression: distraction, activities, and creativity” (2017, Sept.). Health Talk. Depression. Retrieved from www.healthtalk.org/depression/depression-distraction-activities-and-creativity.
Morin, A (2020, May 05). “How Teenage Depression Differs From Adult Depression”. Very Well Mind. Janssen, A, reviewed by. Retrieved from www.verywellmind.com/how-teenage-depression-differs-from-adult-depression-2608882.