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Teenage loneliness and depression

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Janet2309 Sat 01-Oct-16 19:15:27

Hi all after any advice to help my son.He's just finished his a levels it sure what direction he wants to take, but has now told me he isvfeelingvdepressed and lonely. He's made enquires to attend a group counselling but long waiting list.If anyone has advice on what I can do to help him it would be appreciated thankxx

moggiek Sun 02-Oct-16 21:18:32

Does your son take part in any sport? All of my DS' went through periods like this, and all benefitted from taking up running/boxing, etc.

Janet2309 Mon 03-Oct-16 19:33:44

Yes he goes to the gym with a friend studying sports science.I've even had the talk about steroids,

moggiek Mon 03-Oct-16 19:45:00

Would you be able to afford to pay for some counselling privately? It currently costs around £40 an hour, I think.

Janet2309 Tue 04-Oct-16 16:10:01

Thanks been in touch with BUPA through work.Hopefully they are able to help.thankyou for taking the time reply

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