Teenage depression is more common than people may realize. It’s more than feeling sad, and it isn’t just a bad mood. It can alter every aspect of an adolescent’s life.This presentation will focus on how parents and professionals can help identify and respond to teenage depression. Attendees will learn how teen depression is different from the normal ups and downs of adolescence as we separate warning signs of real concern from the erratic behavior so typical of the teen years. Learn how adults can intervene as well as the treatment options for teens when depression is identified.