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Mental health is an important part of overall health for teens as well as adults. For many adults who have mental disorders, symptoms were present—but often not recognized or addressed—in childhood and adolescence. For a young person with

symptoms of a mental disorder, the earlier treatment is started, the more effective it can be. Early treatment can help prevent more severe, lasting problems as a child grows up.

Teens & Young Adults

Today, one in five teens 

has a mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety.

Click above to learn about the symptoms and signs of depression.

Teens & Young Adults...

 

Saint Luke's of Kansas City

Saint Luke's offer treatment for conditions like adolescent depression based on evidence-based therapy interventions to ensure the best outcomes for their patients.

Teen Crisis Text Line

The Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis, connecting people in crisis to trained Crisis Counselors. Their first priority is helping people move from a hot moment to a cool calm, guiding you to create a plan to stay safe and healthy. 

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Being a teenager can be tough. There are changes taking place in the body and brain that can affect how teens learn, think, and behave. And if teens are facing tough or stressful situations, it is normal to have emotional ups and downs. NIMH provides warning signs and assistance focused on teen depression 

A Parent's Guide to Teen Depression

This guide helps parents recognize the signs and symptoms of depression and suggestions for how to help your teenager. Provided by helpguide.org, a nonprofit mental health and wellness website.

Teen Depression: Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA) is a community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all. MHA’s work is driven by its commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all; early identification and intervention for those at risk; integrated care, services, and supports for those who need them; with recovery as the goal.

For free 24/7 support, call

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Regional Concern Hotline

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