March 23 2016

Youth Radio – Only Smiling On The Outside: Teens Hide Depression


…Nearly one-third of teens between the 9th and 12th grade show symptoms of depression, according to the Childtrends, a non-profit research organization that analyzed statistics gathered from CDC national data sets in 2013. The same study showed that 39-percent of girls have reported feeling sad or hopeless, almost double the number of boys who report feeling the same way the same way (21-percent). Here is the story of two teens who rely on each other as they cope with depression. For the sake of their privacy, they will not be identified…

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