Youth Depression

A Problem Affecting Millions of Teens Across the World

Depression: Symptoms & Definition

Def: Feeling lost, worthless, and sadness that can get in the way of daily life.

Symptoms: Sadness, weight gain or weight loss, no sleep, and constantly anxious

Statistics & Treatment Optiions

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

2.6 million children in the U.S. 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 treated with psychotherapy. Sometimes, if this does not help, they will take a antidepressant medicine.

Local Depression Centers

South Lake Pediatrics (9908 Couloak Dr Suite 103, 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