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“The Medical Minute: The Causes and Signs of Depression in Children”

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This May 9, 2015 Gant Daily article talks about symptoms of depression and anxiety in kids and ways to respond to them and when to get professional help.

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“Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows”

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This October 17, 2014 Health Day article posted on the Philly.com website talks about how teens who feel they are accepted by peers and family members tend to be at a decreased risk for suicide.

“Pediatricians Say School Should Start Later For Teens’ Health”

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This August 25, 2014 NPR: Shots article talks about concerns being raised that start times for middle and high school should be at 8:30 or later to help teens get adequate sleep.  Pediatricians point out that teens need between 8-1/2 and 9 hours of sleep, and that the majority of teens are not able to fall asleep before 11pm, not so much because of distractions in their bedroom, but because that’s how teens are wired.

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Logo used during 1970s (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls”

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This August 7, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about how exercise may be helpful as part of an overall approach to helping female middle schoolers decrease their risk of depression.

“Teens’ Mental Disorders Often Untreated in U.S., Study Finds”

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English: Image for mental health stubs, uses two psych images – psychiatry (medicine) and psychology (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This November 21, 2013 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about the need for better, mental health care for teens in the United States by the appropriate professionals.

 

 

 

“Exercise May Help Ease Depression in Teens: Study”

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This Health Day article found on the Philly.com website on November 10, 2013 talks about research that indicates exercise is beneficial to teens diagnosed with depression.  The research shows a decrease in the severity of depression in teens who exercise.

“Schools can help students cope with depression”

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This article published on December 27, 2011 on the Lehigh Valley Morning Call, discusses a program being offered by The Weller Health Education Center in Easton who is working with Capital Blue Cross to offer a depression awareness program to high school teens to help break down stigma and increase the chance that teens can get help if they need it.

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