Techniques to Spot Childhood Depression | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Childhood depression has recently been recognized as a serious and rampant condition. As of 2018, about 1.9 million U.S. children aged 3-17 years have diagnosed depression. Depression not only adversely affects children’s academic and social activities, but also negatively impacts their appetite, ability to perform simple day-to-day activities, and their emotional, intellectual and physical development.

Source: Techniques to Spot Childhood Depression | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

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