Yes, depression can occur at any time, but for teens—who are already facing peer pressure and/or parental pressure, all while undergoing hormonal changes—it can hit and hit hard.
This leads to many parents asking: how can I help a teen with depression? Parents dealing with the stress of a depressed adolescent have their hands full.
For some, it may sometimes be tough to differentiate between a teen who is depressed and one who is appropriately moody. Frequently, a melancholy mood can be written off as, “Oh, he’s just going through puberty!” or, “Every teenager suffers from teen angst at some point.”It’s important to try and understand the differences, however.Read more on lifehack.org