Let's talk: Depression and anxiety

Depression and anxiety can go hand in hand, meaning kids with depression can be so overwhelmed with stress that causes

 Depression and anxiety can go hand in hand, meaning kids with depression can be so overwhelmed with stress that causes them to become anxious, which lead to other mental health condition such as depression.

When a parent talk with their teenager they build trust. And when teenagers feel safe, they will be more open and let you share more of their lives. A good relationship allows you to spot problems and any issues your child is hiding. Do not feel discouraged depression is treatable.

Prolonged sadness is not something that a teen will simply “snap out of”. It is a severe condition that, if untreated, can get worse. Especially, if it is not recognized in the home, It is important that parents recognize the symptoms of teenage depression and make sure their teen gets treated. This course will help you to understand your teenager and make an informed decision based on the signs your child is displaying.

If you notice your teen’s condition getting worse sleeping more, a lack of energy, emotional changes. You need to take matters into your own hands. Plan a visit to the doctor can help you and your teen. Work through any issues with depression your child may be experiencing. 

We help you to understand and interpret the sign pertains to your child sad affect. The real problem we will discuss and the focus of this course is to teach you how to determine when your child has shifted beyond the norm.

Content and overview:

At the end of this course you will learn.

A. teenage depression
B.understanding the signs of depression
c. Anxiety

What’s in this mini course:

Who will benefit from this course? Better suited for the novice. Parents who want to learn more about their child depression.


This course contains video, contents and resources.

Course requirement

Basic English.



Intended Audience: parents, guardians, teens, grandparents

Let's talk facts about depression
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Simple Facts
Bullying in schools
Conclusion

What's included

  • 4 Video Lessons
  • 1 Text Lesson

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Patrice M Foster

Instructor

BIOGRAPHY

After finding herself locked out one day, Patrice M Foster became homeless and struggled to survive on the cold streets of New York. Her life on the streets was a dangerous and discouraging time, yet despite her hopeless situation, she finished school and moved to New Jersey where she entered a Licensed practical nurse program in 1986. After graduating, she moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where she furthered her career by becoming a Registered nurse in 1998. She continued her education by pursuing a Bachelor of Science in nursing program at Immaculata University completed in 2001.

Through her personal evolution, Foster continues to battle the demons of her youth and desire to feel worthy and respected by striving to heal a little each day. Foster runs a blog, @PatriceMFoster, that focuses on teenage depression. The blog gives insight on how one could better handle their situation while educating readers with facts, statistics, and examples of pass experiences. Foster is currently working on an online course's for parents that will explain the importance of teenage depression in an effective interactive way.