If you are worried about possible depression in yourself, a friend, or a family member, here are some things to look for:

  • Change in mood for over two weeks
  • Isolation from other people
  • Not doing things he/she typically likes to do
  • Change in eating, sleeping habits
  • Seeming sad, withdrawn, angry, or irritable
  • Talking about death or suicide
  • Picking fight: getting into trouble; using drugs

If you want to find out more information about depression in adolescents here are some helpful websites: