Articles Tagged: depression

I’ve been having depression and anxiety problems for 3 years. It got worse when my oldest brother died two years ago. I’ve met with a psychologist because of the my bad behavior at home, but I was never open to talking because I felt like I couldn’t trust my therapist. My parents are going through hard times and I feel like I treat them as though I was the head of the household instead of them. I’m honestly tired of feeling like this and I want to change. What would you recommend?

First of all, we would like to say that we are sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. A death in the family can cause many problems (within the family) … read more

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Hi. I was diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) a few months ago, and have been on medicine for about two weeks (Fluoxetine). I noticed along with a lot of other side effects that I have been feeling more manic. I have always had bipolar symptoms, but stronger depression, but for some reason doctors don’t notice it. Should I mention it? I don’t want to switch to another medicine and get fat again. I am so confused…

This sounds like a troubling time for you. I am not sure if your medication was prescribed by your primary care provider or a psychiatrist.  Manic symptoms is one of the … read more

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Suicide Prevention

As a teen, it’s normal to feel sad, down in the dumps, irritable (easily annoyed or angry), or even depressed once in a while. Most of the time you’ll be … read more

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Self-Harm

Your teen years can be the most complicated time of your life. Some of your challenges include: more school work, changes in relationships, and changes in your body and brain. … read more

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Coping with Loss

Loss is a part of life that becomes more common as you move out of childhood into your teenage years and adulthood. Losing someone or something important to you is … read more

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