TEEN DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE

Dear Parents, Guardians & Learners

Teen depression and suicide is a topic that I have not written about often, partly because one assumes that there is already a lot of awareness about it as it so often features in movies, TV shows and on social media and because it feels like the stereotypical topic a psychologist would write about. I thought, however, that it would be a good idea to touch on this topic as depression and subsequent suicidal behaviour is becoming more prevalent amongst our youth and is keeping so many of our young ones from living a fulfilled and happy life. – READ MORE