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Depression in Children or Adolescents

Childhood/adolescent depression is a disorder occurring during the childhood or adolescent years marked by persistent sadness, discouragement, loss of self-worth, and loss of interest in usual activities.

Avera Behavioral Health Center is ready to help you and your family to find practical solutions to the mental health issues your child faces and build the customized treatment program he or she will receive in our active, engaging environment. And you can feel confident in knowing that everything we do is backed by our staff of compassionate, highly-trained professionals.

Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of adolescent depression in the Avera Health Library »

Avera Medical Minute: TMS Therapy

Watch Dr. Matt Stanley and a patient discuss TMS Therapy.

National Institute of Mental Health Outreach Partnership Program

View updates regarding our partnership program and other available resources.