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My Good Vibes Snapshot: Xavier Eales

When Xavier Eales got up to address his school assembly, most assumed it was just going to be another School Captain’s speech. Instead it was an emotional and very personal account of his long struggle with depression. Few had known that underneath the ‘happy mask’, all had not been OK for Xavier. Teenconfidential had the privilege of catching up with

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Advice: am I depressed?

Lately I’ve been down. I’m always grumpy and don’t feel like doing anything. In PDHPE last week my teacher was talking about depression, but I don’t really know if I’m depressed or just sad.  How do you tell? Oscar P, 16. Sydney, NSW Our psychologist says: In life we all experience ups and downs. Everyone has ‘bad’ days from time to time. Feeling sad or

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