Depression impacts 1 out of 10 adolescents and cuts across all ethnic groups and social classes. Left untreated, it can drastically lessen offspring quality of life, both now and for years to come, even lead to teen suicide. Are you prepared to tell whether your teenagers are depressed or simply acting like teens. Psychologist, Dr. Deborah Serani describes common symptoms of adolescent depression, signs you should look for in your teen and relatively simple and inexpensive changes you can make within the family to help fight off depression in your teenage son or daughter. Host Roy Richards warns against lifelong psychic damage to a teenager, your own or someone else’s, caused by a thoughtless rude or demeaning remark regarding that teen’s appearance, intelligence or behavior.