How to Walk Through Emotional Pain With Our Teens
Youth Depression, what an awful thing to have to talk about. It is easier to sweep nasty words like “depression” under the rug and convince ourselves into thinking our teens are okay, but that doesn’t solve anything. The truth is many teens are experiencing extreme emotions and devastation, and they need you to be okay with hearing the things that aren’t fun to hear so they can navigate through their emotions. There are many forms and causes of depression, from clinical, chemical depression to brief situational bouts caused by a really bad week. What do we need to know to help our kids through the hard times of life?