4 Pieces of Advice for Parents of Suicidal Teens

Child psychiatrists Nancy Rappaport, MD, and Meredith Gansner, MD, recently co-authored an article entitled “More Young People are Dying By Suicide. Here’s How to Help.” In it, they discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on teen mental health....

Welcome Our New Advisory Board Member, Khristine Heflin!

We are pleased to announce that Khristine Heflin, MSW, LCSW-C, LCSW, LICSW, has joined the Families for Depression Awareness Advisory Board! Ms Heflin is a Child and Adolescent therapist at a community practice in Maryland. Her theoretical framework uses a holistic...

GeneSight: Genetic Testing for Mental Health Treatment

When your loved one is battling anxiety, depression, or other mental health conditions, they shouldn’t have to battle their medication, too. It can be a horrible, helpless feeling when you see a family member or friend repeatedly struggle with trial and error, trying...

How to Talk to Your Parents About Your Mental Health

A Post for Teens and Young Adults Talking to your parents or any adult about your mental health can be challenging, uncomfortable, or even intimidating. It probably feels more natural to confide in your friends than with your parents. It can be scary opening up to...