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Why are two-thirds of teens with depression undiagnosed?

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On November 9, 2018
Mental Health Issues do not just go away and are often dangerously ignored.  Parents do not always recognize the symptoms of mental health problems or may not be aware of how severe the problem is.  Others may feel the behaviors will go away with time. Unfortunately, mental health and wellness issues must be addressed to […]
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3 Major Signs Your Teen Is Suffering from Depression

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On October 15, 2018
There are few things more painful for a parent than watching a child suffer. The Center for Disease Control reported in June of 2018 that 41% of high school girls and 33% of all high school students reported feeling sad and hopeless. UCLA has recently reported that the rate of teens experiencing at least one […]
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Teen Depression Part Four – The Parent’s Role

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On August 21, 2018
  What message are you sending your teen when your phone pulls you away?  The answer should make you think twice before scrolling or answering one more post.  A new study out of the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital shows that the amount of time parents spend with their attention on screens has […]
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Teen Depression Part Three – The Role of Technology

  • Posted by ROWI
  • On August 17, 2018
  While screens are stealing our teens’ attention, they’re also taking away their joy.  Social media and technology use are now directly linked to the increase in depression for teens.  The statistics for teen depression and suicide began rising in 2012.  At the very same time, teen’s access to smartphones also rose.  Jean Twenge, Psychology […]
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