Adolescents are sometimes unable to balance stresses as they separate from their parents and gain a sense of independence. As a result, depression may develop, and, in some cases, suicide may result. Select either adolescent depression or adolescent suicide as your topic. Discuss potential contributing factors as well as signs and symptoms that may be observed or assessed in these clients. Describe primary, secondary, and tertiary health prevention methods for this topic. Investigate and describe at least two community and state resources for your chosen topic. Beyond referring the adolescent to a state or community resource, what nursing interventions could you use to help an adolescent you suspect is depressed? (Approximately 300 words)

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