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Are there tips for parents of teens with depression?

Being a parent to a teen with depression is not easy.
 
These tips may help:
 
Seek proper treatment. If your teen’s emotional or mental health seems abnormal, speak to your GP. When depression is left undiagnosed and untreated, teens may try to assuage the feelings by trying alcohol or drugs.
 
Get involved in family therapy.  Bringing the family together as a whole can help everyone understand depression and how to cope with it together.
 
 
Listen to your teen. Try not to offer advice or pass judgement. Instead, listen and try to uncover problems that may be distressing your child.
 
Make sure your teen has a bedtime routine. A recent study has shown that teens with earlier, regular bedtimes have fewer instances of depression and suicidal thoughts.

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