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11 Signs Your Teen Could Be Depressed

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Rebellious or Irresponsible Behavior


Most teens test the waters and push boundaries — missing curfew and showing up late to class are annoying and irresponsible, but nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to typical teen behavior. However, skipping school, drug use, promiscuity, and a complete disregard for personal responsibility and authority are behaviors that should raise a red flag. Make sure to keep any alcohol or prescription medications in your home locked up and out of reach.

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