Categories: General
      Date: Jul 31, 2009
     Title: Helping Depressed Teenagers
When teenagers are suffering with depression, they aren't always able to ask for help and may even refuse your help.

Helping Depressed Teenagers


When teenagers are suffering with depression, they aren't always able to ask for help and may even refuse your help. It is important that you:

Take their depression seriously.

Tips for parents
Parenting a teenager who is suffering depression can be very stressful. When you find yourself getting angry or frustrated:

 

Contact Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636 or www.beyondblue.org.au for more information. Phone Lifeline on 13 11 14 in a crisis.

(Information from www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au)

Community Health at Yea Hospital - phone 5736 0410 and at Alexandra Hospital - phone 5772 0800