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Teen Depression Warning Signs -Not what you may think..

Teen Depression Warning Signs
There can be a lot of signs of depression in teenagers today. It is important to watch for them because the rate of teenage suicides keeps rising each year.


Child, Adolescent, Adult and Family Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Clinical Psychiatry

Based in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley areas, Dr. Arredondo provides clinical services, consultations and second opinions to those seeking expert clinical advice, medication or psychotherapy for complex issues that cross clinical disciplines. He was formerly the Medial Director and Director of Clinical Training of EMQ Children and Family Services – a large direct care provider organization (based in San Jose) which serves children with special needs. In this role, Dr. Arredondo supervised post-doctoral child psychiatry fellows from medical school, law students, psychologists, social workers and MFCC candidates. He thus brings a wide breath of perspective to issues of children’s emotional, academic and social development. He is the founding director of the Office of Child Development, an affiliate of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Dr. Arredondo also conducts research reviews on a broad range of topics and provides evaluations, consultations and training to families, professionals, and programs across the country. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and a frequent speaker at national conferences. Dr. Arredondo is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.