This shows how to start the conversation and support your child.
A professor of child and adolescent psychiatry explains why the positive methods shown here are good ways to start tackling teenage depression.
If your child tells you he’s having persistent thoughts about hurting himself or that he wants to die, seek urgent professional help.
Most HPV infections (9 out of 10) go away by themselves within two years.
But, sometimes, HPV infections will last longer, and can cause certain cancers and other diseases. All kids who are 11 or 12 years old should get two shots of HPV vaccine six to twelve months apart.
School problems or behavioural changes might hide an underlying mental health problem.
That’s why it’s important to seek help from a health professional if you have any concerns about your child’s emotions or behaviour.
Emotional and behavioural symptoms Your child might: Your child might experience more than one symptom of depression.