Depression: a common mood disorder where you may experience persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness and lose interest in activities you once enjoyed, showing symptoms for over two weeks.
By: Christina H
Christina testifies to her struggles with recognizing and coping with her depression.
Suicide is the 2nd leading Cause of Death for Teens
(American Foundation for Suicide Prevention provides 2018 statistics
By: Ayda B
Ayda talks about how easily the world around you can effect your depression.
Anxiety: Excessive anxiety and worry (apprehensive expectation), occurring more days than not for at least 6 months, about a number of events or activities (such as work or school performance).
By: Taylor F
Taylor explains how anxiety can affect someone’s life and can change that person’s behavior.
Please note: TeenWealth123 is aware that these are not the only mental illnesses people face, these are just the most common among teens. As we grow, we will add on to those already mentioned and add even more content. In addition, do not use this resource as a way to self-diagnose or use as a replacement for professional help. Our website is meant to guide teens to reliable resources that fit their needs, not to be that resource.