If you are worried, please take the PHQ9 surveys with your child.
Send us the results, and then schedule an appointment with the providers you trust!
Depression can have many different symptoms and can range from mild to severe.
- Having had depression before
- Higher for teens than children
Here are some books we recommend
Suicide Warning Signs - Learn how to recognize the danger signs!
** IF EVER WORRIED, PLEASE GOTO ER or CALL 911
Feeling suicidal yourself? Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK(8255). This government hotline connects individuals in suicidal crisis to their nearest suicide prevention and mental health provider.
Be concerned if someone you know:
- Talks about committing suicide
- Has trouble eating or sleeping
- Exhibits drastic changes in behavior
- Withdraws from friends or social activities
- Loses interest in school, work, hobbies
- Prepared for death by writing will, making final arrangements
- Gives away prized possessions
- Has attempted suicide before
- Takes unnecessary risks
- Has recently experienced serious losses
- Seems preoccupied with death and dying
- Loses interest in his or her personal appearance
- Increases alcohol or drug use