Skip Navigation

tag | teens

What are some of the causes for teen depression and ways to help?

Elliot Kallen, Co-Founder and President of A Brighter Day, joined us on The Spark Wednesday to discuss teen depression and ways to help those experiencing it.

By Aniya Faulcon

One in 12 Pa. high schoolers attempted suicide last year; advocates want more counselors, social workers

Across the country, children are in the midst of what the U.S. Surgeon General has called a youth “mental health pandemic,” with an unprecedented number of children struggling with anxiety and depression.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »

Teens as ‘essential’ workers: How high schoolers stepped up for family during COVID-19

For thousands of Philadelphia-area teenagers, the end of the school year brings relief: a break from balancing work as a student and an “essential worker.”

By Miles Bryan/Keystone Crossroads

My World

Learn how the news is made, fact-check stories and spot fake news
By Fred Vigeant/WITF