Is your teen depressed or just moody?


Depression often goes undiagnosed — partly because parents may have trouble distinguishing normal teenage moodiness from a more serious problem. It’s normal for teens to keep to themselves or retreat from their parents a little — and it can actually represent a sign of growth. However, we know that depression in teenagers is on the rise which is why it has become even more crucial for parents to pay attention to their child's behaviour. Seek professional help if you see any of these signs, like, changes in mood, behaviour, Withdrawing from family, friends, or activities, signs of self-harm, sudden lack of confidence, or expressions of hopelessness in your teen.