Depression and Suicide: Summary and Next Steps
Depression and suicide are tough issues that many parents are forced to deal with. And while building Developmental Assets is a great way to decrease the chances that your children will experience depression, it’s still good to be prepared. By learning the signs of depression and understanding how to get treatment, you will be ready to help your child overcome depression.
Other Useful Web Sites
- Some Things You Should Know about Preventing Teen Suicide — The American Academy of Pediatrics provides many warnings signs of depression and suicide, as well as some tips on talking to your child.
- Teen Depression: Prevention Begins with Parental Support — The Mayo Clinic’s page on preventing teen depression focuses on what parents can do.