Teen Athletes Struggling with Depression

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association found through a recent study that higher levels of negative emotional states are being reported by student-athletes in high school. They stated that while parents and coaches are often the best to remedy the situation, they can also make it worse. Today’s trend in high-school…

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Instagram Linked to Depression, Anxiety, and Body-Image Issues

A recent study by the Royal Society for Public Health in London, England, found that Instagram is the worst social media platform in terms of the effect it has on teens’ mental and physical health. Almost 1,500 teens and young adults responded to the study and gave Instagram and Snapchat…

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Accessing Mental Health Services Halts Teen Depression

Many teens suffer from mental illness but do not get the help they need. In a new study, teens who received mental health treatment for depression at age 14 saw their symptoms decrease dramatically by age 17. Those that did not get treatment saw little improvement, and were seven times…

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