Oct 22 2008
After much searching I’ve found a wonderful resource for parents with a teenager with depression. As I shared in the post before last, this is an area which is severely under resourced.
Families for Depression Awareness
This US site was established 16 years ago to help address the issues families encounter when one or more members live with depression. It offers some very practical advice and has many real stories covering a variety of situations.
Guide for parents of a teen with depression
Perhaps the thing of greatest value is an excellent guide for parents who have a teen with depression. It is a 72 page document that answers many of the questions you will have. Most importantly it has been thoroughly “road tested” to make sure it is relevant and practical. At this same location you will also find a very good guide for teens who are suffering from depression.
Please let me know how you find this material.