Mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety are common amongst young people and it’s important to learn strategies early on to manage this effectively.

While depression and anxiety can feel as though it is taking over their life, many young people are able to work through it and learn effective ways of managing their disorder.

Some signs of depression and anxiety:
  • Finding it difficult to concentrate
  • Feeling tired and fatigued
  • Being unusually emotional
  • Getting angry easily
  • Increase level of alcohol or other drug use
  • Avoiding social activities
  • Feeling lost or hopeless
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Being overwhelmed
Depression & Anxiety