Resources on Depression and Suicide

The following resources can help you and your family learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatments for depression in youth.

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP):

  • Find answers to frequently asked questions and find resources for parent and teens about understanding depression including videos, books, articles, and more.
  • Learn about the warning signs associated with depression, view a list of National Hotlines that can help, and there other resources here to help you learn about depression.
  • This Family Guide addresses the symptoms related to depression and how to best help your teen get through it.

Services for Teens at Risk (Pittsburgh, PA)

  • The STAR Center is the only comprehensive youth suicide intervention center in the state of Pennsylvania, and one of the first centers in the nation. Learn more about how STAR can help you.