How To Find A Support Group For Teenage Depression

Every young person is faced with countless challenges during adolescence. Teenagers are forced to navigate difficult life lessons, all while experiencing surging hormones, physical changes, complex emotional situations, sometimes enduring paralyzing internal and external pressures. Although difficult, adolescence is a time period for self-discovery as teenagers yearn for autonomy while maturing into adulthood. It is normal for young people to experience strong emotions, both positive and negative. Learning ample emotional tools to help effectively process and integrate the wide variety of situations, emotions and experiences are essential. Adolescence is a time that mental health illnesses may begin to surface. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression affects more than 264 million people worldwide. Teenage depression is unfortunately highly prevalent in the adolescent population.

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