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Cape Coral, FL: Rise in teens with depression/anxiety; it's a "national trend"

Feb 23, 2020, Fox 4, Cape Coral, FL: Rise in mental health challenges for a new generation https://www.fox4now.com/news/local-news/rise-in-mental-health-challenges-for-a-new-generation Southwest Florida families are finding themselves in the middle of a national trend - a rise in mental health challenges for a new generation. A number national medical journals and other publications have identified a rise in anxiety and depression among teenagers and young adults…. He says it begins with allowing young people to speak about what they're feeling - even if that involves conflicting thoughts and emotions. "For parents to understand their adolescents, they need to listen - a lot," says Dan. "Adolescents are overwhelmed." "They are really struggling at this point," he adds. …