depression in teenagers

by jesse lopez

suicide facts

Suicide takes nearly 30,000 Americans a year.

Substance abuse is a risk factor for suicide.

In 2004 it is estimated there were 811,000 suicide attempts in the U.S

Most suicide attempts are caused by bullying and severe depression,

What is depression?

Depression is a common, serious illness and not a personal weakness. Depression can happen to anyone, at any age, and to people of any race or ethnic group. It is never a "normal" part of life.
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Frequently asked questions about depression

What is depression?

What are some of the signs and symptoms of depression?

How is depression diagnosed and treated?

What about depression later in life?