We have to take teen girls seriously. We have to start listening to them, and learning with them, and refusing to let them learn these hard lessons "when they are older."
Skateboarding legend Christian Hosoi had everything: money, fame, and a career. He is now 11.5 years sober and hopes that by telling his story, others will be inspired to make the right choice.
Depressed teens typically rely on their friends more than their parents or other adults in their lives, so you may find yourself in the position of being the first—or only—person that they talk to about their feelings.