“Anxiety and Depression in Teenagers” is topic of MPCSD Parent Education talk on Nov. 8

by Contributed Content on November 5, 2017

Jacob Towery, MD, has observed an increase in depression and anxiety his own practice. Screen time, for example, has been negatively affecting teens’ sleep and attention. He offers parents concrete advice around modeling behavior and managing screen time.

He is Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry, and author of The Anti-Depressant Book: A Practical Guide for Teens and Young Adults to Overcome Depression and Stay Healthy. Books, Inc. will be selling, and Dr. Towery will be signing, his book at this event, which takes place on Wednesday Nov. 8 at 6:30 p, at the Hillview PAC. The program is geared towards parents/adults and open to the wider community

Read more about children and mental health, including a multi-angled article from teens for teens, written by the student journalists at M-A.

One Comment

Craig K November 05, 2017 at 10:59 pm

Mental illness is under diagnosed with in our school systems for sure….not only are students in need of care….some of our teachers could use some time off for counseling!

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