Depression

By Gabriella Francisci

Facts and statistics

Only 20% of depressed teens get the help that they need.
More than 1 million teens are depressed each year.
Depression is the most common mental health problem in the US.
1 out of 8 teens are depressed.
During teen years girls are more likely to become stressed than boys.
Depression causes people to lose interest in once loved activities and things.
Depression can occur to anyone.

signs of depression

  • sad or anxious mood
  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • loss of appetite
  • loss of interest
  • Difficulty concentrating, remembering or making decisions
  • loss of energy
  • Feeling hopeless, guilty
  • suicidal thoughts
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