If you’re worried about your teenage child and depression, talking about it is an important first step. In this video demonstration with actors, a father talks with both a friend and then with his son. This shows how to start the conversation and support your child. A professor of child and adolescent psychiatry explains why the positive methods shown here are good ways to start tackling teenage depression.

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