About this title: A superlative guide to understanding and confronting adolescent depression and suicide, offering practical advice on what to do with teenagers under stress. Discusses the process of seeking professional help, explaining individual and family therapy, the use of medication and the possible need for hospitalization. The appendix contains a list of resources for parents and families with depressed adolescents as well as organizations which focus on suicide prevention.
Note: This is a general synopsis. Each listing is described below.