Child & Teen Depression

Signs of teen depression

Signs of Teen Depression and How to Address Them

People are becoming more aware of mental health struggles than ever before. Better conversations and ...

January 28, 2022

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Feeling Blue: How to Help Your Kids Through the Holidays

2020 has been a challenging year for almost everybody in the U.S., but kids especially ...

December 11, 2020

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What is Sadfishing?: A New Trend That Parents Need to Know About

Note: Bark fully recognizes that children’s mental health should always be taken seriously whenever signs ...

February 13, 2020

Bark behind the scenes in 2019

Bark Behind the Scenes in 2019

Was your 2019 full of cookies, sunny days outside, and sweet memories with your kids? ...

January 03, 2020

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A New Text Message Monitor for Sentiment Insights in Bark’s Parent Dashboard

We’re proud to announce a game-changing new text message monitor feature for all Bark families ...

December 27, 2019

LGBTQ kids

Why Bark Is a Great Partner for Parents of LGBTQ+ Kids

**This blog post was updated on August 30, 2021.** In honor of Pride Month, the ...

June 14, 2019

Kermit Suicide: Why Teens Joke About Their Generation's No. 2 Killer

Kermit Suicide: Why Teens Joke About Their Generation’s No. 2 Killer

Note: This article contains images readers may find disturbing. If you (or someone you know) ...

April 03, 2019

Technology – a Blessing or a Curse? The Dark Link Between Social Media and Depression

Depression rates have been on the rise, especially in young adults and adolescence. In fact, ...

October 16, 2018

How Kids Talk About Suicide: A Firsthand Look

Jami Nesbitt is Bark’s Director of Data Annotation and Reporting, and — along with her ...

September 10, 2018

How To Explain Depression To Your Kids

If your child is happy and well-adjusted, talking to them about depression or suicide might ...

November 24, 2017

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