They are years that are often glorified once we’re well past them, but our ‘teens’ can be a tumultuous time filled with pressure from school, parents and peers. In some, depression is fleeting and circumstantial, but in others it can be all-encompassing, leading to a plethora of serious problems and in extreme cases, suicide.
All week long CityNews will explore the often hushed topic, hoping to shed some light on the darkness.
In Part Two, reporter Avery Haines introduces us to Hailey, who recovered from crippling depression with the help of a running group.
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