Depression

Therapy Program for Teens: Adele & Celebs Speak About Mental Health

By | November 10th, 2016|Anxiety, Depression, Mental Health|

Photo credit: flickr user/Janine As a therapy program for teens, we understand that many more people deal with mental health issues than the public believes. Many studies have found that around 1 in 5 American adults [...]

Celebrities Put Spotlight on Mental Treatment for Teen Girls & Youth

By | October 27th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health|

Photo Credit/Flickr user - Dana Beveridge Mental health treatment for teen girls and youth is still largely unavailable--in more ways than one. While the treatment may technically be there, many young people are afraid to reach [...]

The Need for a Teenage Depression Test

By | September 8th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

A recent article by Richmond discusses a girl’s story of battling depression and the need for a teenage depression test. For Cameron Gallagher, who lived with depression, the pain of her struggle was almost unbearable. It was extremely [...]

Kanye West on Teen Depression

By | August 11th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

Image source: Flickr user, AmyW87 What is Teen Depression? Teen depression is typically diagnosed if youth experience depressive symptoms for more than 2 weeks. Common symptoms of teen depression include mood swings, irritability, changes in eating [...]

Depression Around the World: The History of Depression in Japan

By | July 28th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health|

Mental illness is extremely common around the world, but many countries haven’t recognized certain illnesses like depression until recently. Depression in Japan was not widely recognized until the late 1990s. It wasn’t until an advertising campaign for anti-depressants [...]

Childhood Obesity and the Urge for Change 

By | July 20th, 2016|Body Image Issues, Depression, General Health, Mental Health, Mental Issues, Teen Girl Issues|

As a parent, getting your child to eat healthy and be active can be difficult. Some youth find the act of being healthy a chore, and often fight parents on doing it. According to the American Academy of [...]

Using Magnets for Depression Treatment and More

By | July 12th, 2016|Depression, Therapy|

Credit: flickr user/Sarnil Prasad In a recent article by NPR, a relatively new FDA approved (it’s been around since 1985, but not approved until 2008) form of depression treatment was discussed: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). It [...]

Frozen Actress Kristen Bell Discusses Battle With Depression

By | June 8th, 2016|Depression, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues|

Recently, Kristen Bell, star of Frozen and Veronica Mars, opened up about her battle with depression. She penned an essay describing the dark and “all consuming” times in her life where depression took hold of her. As a [...]

New Study Helps Shed Light on Adult and Teen Depression

By | June 1st, 2016|Depression, Mental Issues|

Click Here to View Larger Adult and teen depression affects many lives and any research clarifying how it works is helpful in treatment. ScienceDaily recently reported on a new University College London (UCL) study concerning a [...]