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Problem-solving in school

In this video we see an example of a teacher working with a depressed teenager to manage school and other issues.

Sometimes it’s appropriate or necessary to become more involved with your teen’s school when there are issues such as bullying, attendance or academic difficulties.

Young people with depression often find it hard to remember to problem solve their difficulties. However, there may be opportunities where parents or teachers can become involved in problem-solving issues with the young person. This will have a double positive effect. Firstly, it’ll hopefully help the teen to find some solutions to their problems and feel more confident and in control and secondly, it’ll demonstrate the problem-solving process to the young person, thereby helping them to learn to solve more of their problems in this way.

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Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People

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