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A Family Guide: What Families Need to Know about Adolescent Depression

NAMI's Adolescent Depression GuideAdolescence is a time of many changes and challenges. Developing bodies and social and academic stresses make for a difficult period for many teens. Yet most teens get through these years with only short-term feelings of sadness or irritability.

While people sometimes use the word “depressed” to describe how they feel, there is also a psychiatric disorder known as “clinical depression” or “major depression.”  To learn more about adolescent depression and treatment options download NAMI's Family Guide below.


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