“ALSO, why are so many of these kids depressed in the first place? Could it be the collapse of values by their parents generation?”
1 It is cool to brag to your friends etc about all of the medicines you are taking. It is approaching rare to run into a female on an EMS call who is not on SSRI’s.
2 Kids sit for hours on end playing video games instead of going outside and playing and learning how to be -people-. So we go back to number 1 in order to try to fix the problem.
I am constantly amazed at some of the people we interview who have zero skills to even carry on an intelligent conversation with another person.
We’re on the same page—please see my post 19. :)