Kids and Depression: Why It's Real and How to Ease Their Pain
Get Answers to Overcome a Serious Childhood Mental Health Illness
Childhood is often synonymous with being carefree, but for children living with depression each day can be increasingly difficult. While becoming more common, depression in children and adolescents is frequently overlooked and easily missed - leading to serious mental health issues, including an increased risk of suicide.
Fortunately, timely recognition and treatment can be life-changing for children and adolescents struggling with depression, according to Howard A. Beazel, Psy.D., Genesis Behavioral Health. "It certainly can be harder to diagnose depression in children," he states.
To help understand the reality of childhood depression, Dr. Beazel offers answers and hope for the serious, but treatable, illness.