YourTango Expert Shelley Skas discusses childhood depression and how to help your kid overcome it.
Has your child confessed to you that he/she feels depressed? Are you wondering if this is a true cry for help or just a way to get attention? If so, help is on the way.
In this video, counselor and YourTango Expert Shelley Skas explains that any parent should take depression seriously. "It's important that you look at the different types of behavior that your kid's displaying," she says. "So if you're saying that she's moody, what other kind of behaviors are you seeing?" She outlines other signs to watch for as well as her own tips about how to talk to your child about the issue.
Want to learn more? Check out the video above!