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.
Prevalance of Depression Heading link
Prevalence of depression in high schoolers
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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