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AnnieB

Depressed and withdrawn teen

My 19yo son is suffering with depression, will not continue with doctors visits or medication and has ceased all contact with friends. This has been going on for some time but worse in the last 5 months. We are persevering in our endeavours to support him but not progressing very far. My question is....how do I respond to a text I received from one of his friends? He has had no contact with any of his friends (his choice) and has had his phone switched off for the last 2 months. He also hasn't engaged in any social media in that time and has never opened up to any of them how he is. They are worried about him but I'm not sure what I should tell them. Am I betraying his trust if I tell them anything? Advice please.....

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