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Depression Treatment in Topeka


Kids and teens have times when they are sad or down.

Don’t let your child suffer in silence

Kids and teens have times when they are sad or down. Occasional sadness is part of growing up. However, if children are sad or irritable day after day and they no longer enjoy favorite activities, it may be a sign that they are suffering from depression.

More than one in seven teens experience depression each year. Depression affects the whole body — thoughts, feelings, behavior and physical health — and all areas of life. If you think your child may suffer from depression, the staff at Family Service & Guidance Center help through our services and depression treatment in Topeka.

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Symptoms of Depression

  • Feeling or appearing sad, tearful or irritable
  • Not enjoying favorite activities as much as they used to
  • Spending less time with friends and more time alone
  • Changes in appetite and/or weight
  • Sleeping more or less than usual
  • Feeling sluggish or having less energy
  • Feeling like everything is their fault or they are not good at anything
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Not caring about school, a drop in grades
  • Complaining of frequent headaches or stomach aches that have no apparent cause
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Why choose FSGC

Family Service & Guidance Center is the only community mental health center in Kansas dedicated exclusively to meeting the unique mental health challenges of children, teens and families.

We serve over 10,000 children each year from more than 30 Kansas counties with direct clinical services, education and outreach. Our caring, highly trained professionals can provide proven depression treatment in Topeka.

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Don’t let little problems become big ones.

We know how hard it is to be a parent. FSGC can help. Visit the “Get Started” page now and pre-register your child for services at Family Service & Guidance Center. The sooner they get started, the sooner they’ll begin to heal.

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