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What Causes Depression in Teens?

September 11, 2020

John and Danny discuss the most common causes of depression and suicidal thoughts. Plus, they offer help for combating the spiritual component of depression. Featuring Lacey Sturm and Dr. Joannie DeBrito.

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About Teen Suicide: Knowing the Signs

Recently, the suicide rate for teenage girls reached a forty-year high. And, during the COVID-19 pandemic, one in four young adults considered suicide. These statistics are troubling, but there’s hope for your family. You don’t have to wonder if a crisis is lurking under the surface. Teen Suicide: Knowing the Signs will help you distinguish normal teen behavior from more serious problems, like depression and suicidal thoughts. Tune in to hear expert advice and insightful stories from people who have overcome teen depression.

About Danny Huerta

Danny Huerta MSW, LCSW, LSSW- As vice president of the Parenting and Youth department, Danny oversees initiatives that equip parents with biblical principles and counsel for raising healthy, resilient children. He is a bilingual, licensed clinical social worker.

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