A person can suffer from depression at any age. Children and teens are susceptible too. Here is a good article about teen depression, talking about signs and strategies.
If your teen appears to be dealing with depression, seek help.
Work with horses can be a powerful part of an intervention program. When addressing depression we may focus on increasing self-esteem, learning to read non-verbal cues in others and ourselves, expressing feelings in an appropriate way in a safe, non-judgmental environment and often learning how to just let go and have fun.
The warm, bonded and mutually respectful relations ship that can blossom between a client and their horse can also go a long way to foster healing.
We would love an opportunity to show you around the ranch, introduce you to our wonderful horses, learn more about the challenges you are dealing with and share more about how we might be able to help.