Teens at Risk; Parents Can Help!

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Parents can learn to help teens with our Teen Depression webinarNearly 30% of US high school age students felt sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more, according to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. This persistent sadness is one of the key signs of depression, and a prompt for parents to take action to help their kids.

Also of concern, more than 15% of high school youth surveyed had seriously considered attempting suicide within the 12 months prior to the survey, 13% made a plan, and 8% made an attempt.

You can help a teen in your life by knowing how to recognize signs of depression, how to talk with kids about depression, and how to get help. Our free 1-hour webinar, available on demand, features Bev Cobain, RNC, author of two books on teen depression and suicide. Watch it today!

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If you or someone you know is in crisis, call 800-273-TALK or 911 immediately. For crisis support via text message, text LISTEN to 741741.