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  • 20 Self-Care Tips for Parents Dealing With a Depressed Teenager

    Depression is one of the many challenges that teenagers struggle with during adolescence. Witnessing your teen struggle with depression or any other mental health issue can make you feel very concerned, helpless, and heartbroken. The challenge with supporting a depressed teen is that as you focus on their well-being, you may easily forget about your …

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  • Early Detection of Teen Depression - Signs to Look For as Parents

    Early Detection of Teen Depression – Signs to Look For as Parents

    The sooner you spot and diagnose depression in teens, the better. Early detection is crucial because it means you can start treating it right away. This early action can make a big difference in overcoming the challenges of teen depression. According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), adolescents …

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  • Helping Your Depressed Teen Feel Heard and Supported (Practicing Active Listening Skills)

    Helping Your Depressed Teen Feel Heard and Supported (Practicing Active Listening Skills)

    Watching your teenager struggle with depression can be overwhelming. However, you can bring them closer to healing by making them feel heard. Listening actively to teens makes them feel loved and valued and can be a crucial form of support for those struggling with complex depression disorders. We understand the role of parental communication in …

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  • Encouraging a Depressed Teenager to Begin Healthy Habits

    Encouraging a Depressed Teenager to Begin Healthy Habits

    Developing healthy habits is beneficial to an individual’s well-being, especially an adolescent battling depression. As adolescents strive to make sense of their complex depression, establishing and creating a healthy habit routine is important. Healthy habits work in alleviating depression symptoms, reminding your teen that they are in charge of their recovery. As a parent, you …

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  • Holistic Approaches to Treating Adolescent Depression - What Parents Should Know

    Holistic Approaches to Treating Adolescent Depression: What Parents Should Know

    Depression is widely treated with medicine and scientifically approved therapies. However, the treatment may not yield the expected results in the recommended time frame. When this happens, the right way to go about recovery is to employ holistic approaches as a complementary alternative to treatment. At Nexus Teen Academy, we are committed to partnering with …

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