Child, Youth & Young Adult Depression Treatment In Toronto
Depression is much more than simple unhappiness. Clinical depression, sometimes called major depression, is a complex mood disorder caused by various factors, including genetic predisposition, personality, stress and brain chemistry. While it can suddenly go into remission, depression is not something that people can “get over” by their own effort.
An astounding 10-20% of Canadian youth will suffer from a mental illness, depression being the most common. And those numbers are on the rise.
Having a child or being a young adult with depression can be excruciating painful. There is nobody you love more in this world and you long to see them happy, or to be happy yourself if you are the one suffering. Are there days when you, or your child can’t seem to get out of bed? Did you know that young adults typically display depression as intense irritability, not sadness? Drastic changes in appetite sleep patterns and loss of interest in activities and friends are all signs that you should seek help.
Help is right around the corner, we specialize in young adult and child depression treatment in Toronto. With the stigma around mental illness, asking for help isn’t always easy. But as a parent we know you want to do everything you can to give your son or daughter the best chance at happiness. Or if this relates to you personally as a young adult, we know you want to take back your life and happiness.
It’s crazy to know that 49% of people who suffer from depression have never sought treatment or spoken to a doctor about their symptoms. Don’t let this happen to you, your child or teenager. Suicide is the leading cause of death in Canadians aged 15-24 years old. Sometimes treatment with a youth and child therapist is all that is needed to intervene and facilitate positive change.
Contact us for more information about how your child or young adult can flourish into a happier and healthier individual through our young adult and child depression treatments facilitated in Toronto.