The Toolbox

The Toolbox

Hi. We’re glad you’ve made it. Worrying that you or someone you love has depression can be overwhelming. You are not alone. Hope and help is possible and it all starts with a little education. Welcome to our Teen Depression Toolbox.

Learn

Learn

Take a look at the “learn” page for more information on the signs of depression, what it may look like in teens, how people develop depression and much more.

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Cope

Cope

The “cope” page includes tips and tricks for managing depression. Different than treatment, these are safe and easy things that we can all do to improve the status of our mental health.

Start Coping
Treat

Treat

This page is all about how to “treat” depression. What treatment is shown to be effective, what to expect in treatment, what kinds of professionals you may encounter and a crash course on medication.

Start Treating
Help

Help

The “help” page is designed for people who are worried someone they care about may have depression. This section includes information on how to help someone access help and how to provide ongoing support and encouragement to those you love with this illness.

Start Helping

With your help, we educate school communities about teen depression, eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness and empower teens to take charge of their mental health.