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Depression in Pediatrics

Prevalence of Depression

The Centers for Disease Control provides data and trends from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary 2009-2019.  These data trends highlight student behaviors and experiences where increased support from schools, communities, and families is needed.

Prevalence of Depression

Prevalence of depression in high schoolers

Resources for Providers

Help your patients identify and manage symptoms related to their depression using a Symptom Management Plan.

Resources for Patients and Families

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides guidance for parents on medication and pediatric depression