Welcome to Teen Support, your gateway to information about teenage depression. Use this site to find sources that can help you learn more about depression, meet other teens with depression, and find find treatment for your illness. Most of the resources are Internet sites that anyone can access, though teenagers in Orange County, North Carolina, can physically go to the sources listed under Professional Support.
If you have an emergency,
the Youth Crisis Hotline:
Depression is a serious but treatable disease that affects approximately 4% of teenagers. Depression is more than just occasional feelings of sadness. It can affect your entire life and can make you suicidal.
Symptoms include sadness, excessive guilt, changes in sleep or eating, irritability, and loss of interest in things that were formerly interesting.