Details for 11 Teen Depression Facts That Parents Should Never Ignore

Teen depression is a serious mental health problem that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest in activities.

Teen Depression is one of the most alarming facts to come from all the research. Depression is affecting younger people – adolescent and teenagers.

Twenty years ago depression in teenagers was almost unknown. But now the fastest rate of increase in depression is among the youth.

These negative changes are due to changes in society where basic needs for companionship, healthy goals, responsibility, connection to others and meaning are not automatically met.

The society is forcing them to look, sound and accept what they have rather than what they want to do and achieve.

Teens today struggle with more conflicting messages than ever, and many of them feel there's no where to turn, or no way out. If you or someone you love could use a helping hand, Catholic Charities can help

Read 11 Teen Depression Facts to learn more about this modern epidemic.