C895 & Seattle Children’s Presents: Depression & Co-Occurring Disorders

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No matter our age or background, some of us are just naturally more tense, reactive or prone to unhealthy coping tactics when feeling overwhelmed and it’s all about managing the curve balls that come our way. In addition to a basic education around Depression and related mental health issues, our student hosts join Seattle Children’s Dr. Elizabeth McCauley to explore practical coping strategies like choosing healthier foods, regulating sleep cycles, routine physical activity and positive socializing. No one is immune to Depression but we can all learn to cope in healthier ways, with this episode and related resources as a great start.

Seattle Children’s Resources

  • Seattle Children’s Mental Health Resource Hub – Get advice on spotting symptoms and warning signs of mental health problems and how to best support a child with emotional and/or behavioral issues. Also find advice on making your home as safe as possible if you have a child who’s struggling with mental health problems. For families in crisis who need immediate help, the site also lists several local resources.
  • Depression – Covers symptoms of depression, how it’s diagnosed and different types of treatment.
  • Co-occurring Disorder Outpatient Assessment and Treatment Program – Covers the services provided at Seattle Children’s when a child or teen has both mental health and substance use issues.

More Resources

An infographic titled "Teen Depression: More Than Just Moodiness"

Visit Coping 101 for resources and links on other mental health topics.

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