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6. Be aware

Be aware of signs of depression, negative self-talk, feelings of helplessness and hopelessness as well as changes in your teen’s personality and behaviour such as withdrawing from the family. Seek help immediately through your family doctor. Alternatively contact the South African depression and anxiety group on 0800 20 50 26. or the suicide hotline on 0800 567 567.