Depression in Young People

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Depression in Young People2017-08-22T09:46:36+00:00

Project Description

Growing Happy, Healthy Young Minds

Edited by Dr Ramesh Manocha & Gyongyi Horvath
To read the full chapter go to Volume 1, chapter 5, pp. 64-79.

Authors

Dr Bridianne O’Dea
Mental health researcher at the Black Dog Institute
Dr Bridianne O’Dea is a mental health researcher at the Black Dog Institute. Her research areas include adolescent mental health, online interventions for depression and anxiety, and social media for suicide prevention. Dr O’Dea is interested in improving mental health through technology

Website: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler
Clinical Psychologist and Mental Health Researcher at the Black Dog Institute
Dr Aliza Werner-Seidler is a clinical psychologist and mental health researcher at the Black Dog Institute. She conducts clinical research into the prevention and treatment of depression and anxiety in youth with a focus on using technology to develop novel interventions for psychological disorders.

Website: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au

This chapter will provide an overview of depression in adolescence. Readers will gain an understanding of what depression is, how to recognise it and what to do for support.

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The Beyond Blue Clinical Practice Guidelines for Depression in Adolescents and Young Adults. Available online www.nhmrc.gov.au/guidelines-publications/ext0007

Kids Helpline:
Helpline: 1800 55 1800
Lifeline:
Helpline: 13 11 14
Suicide Call Back Service:
This is a telephone counselling service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for people who are suicidal.
Helpline: 1300 659 46
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