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Here’s How To Effectively Talk To Your Kids About Depression

If a parent suffers from depression, it is important to talk to their child about it and not pretend that all is well and sweep the problem under the rug.

“Currently, more than 20 percent of children are living with at least one parent who has depression, according to Erica Messer, a pediatric psychologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in Ohio.”

“And with 1 in 5 American adults suffering from any kind of mental illness, it’s likely that many more children live in homes where it’s important to have a conversation about mental health.”

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