‘I have gone to that place ‘what did I do wrong as a mum?‘ Is it because I had depression and it was undiagnosed? Did I raise them so that they didn’t have any coping mechanisms? Ultimately, we need to remain connected.‘
In recent years it seems like depression, and mental health is on the rise. And we’re particularly seeing it more in our children – but how do we know when it’s depression or normal teenage angst. Click here to listen as Vicki Rochow, a counsellor and a mum who has walked alongside her kid’s depression as well as her own, shares her story.