Symptoms to watch for

  1. In Adults, Young Adults and Adolscents:
  2. Confused thinking
  3. Prolonged depression (sadness or irritability)
  4. Feelings of extreme highs and lows
  5. Excessive fears, worries and anxieties
  6. Social withdrawal
  7. Dramatic changes in eating or sleeping habits
  8. Strong feelings of anger
  9. Strange thoughts (delusions)
  10. Seeing or hearing things that aren’t there (hallucinations)
  11. Growing inability to cope with daily problems and activities
  12. Suicidal thoughts
  13. Numerous unexplained physical ailments
  14. Substance use

In Older Children and Pre-Adolescents:

  1. Substance use
  2. Inability to cope with problems and daily activities
  3. Changes in sleeping and/or eating habits
  4. Excessive complaints of physical ailments
  5. Changes in ability to manage responsibilities – at home and/or at school
  6. Defiance of authority, truancy, theft, and/or vandalism
  7. Intense fear
  8. Prolonged negative mood, often accompanied by poor appetite or thoughts of death
  9. Frequent outbursts of anger
  10. In Younger Children:
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