Youth Depression:

A Problem Affecting Millions of Teens Across the World

Depression: Symptoms & Definition

Definition: feelings of severe despondency and dejection.

Symptoms: sadness, weight gain or loss, no sleep, and anxious

Statistics & Treatment Options:

Stats: Over 10% of American teens have had a depressive episode in the past year.

2.6 million children suffer from depression at least once a year. The majority of this group was females around the age of 17.

Treatment Options: Most cases can be treatment with psychotherapy. Sometimes, if this doesn't help, they will take antidepressant medicine.

Local Depression Centers:

South Lake Pediatrics (Charlotte, NC 28216) 704-801-2025

The Village Behavioral Health (Charlotte, NC 28269) 844-247-0087

Depression Treatment at Rebound (Charlotte, NC 28277) 866-317-2416