Child & Teen Depression

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

A mockup of a cellphone with the Conversations feature

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

Social Media and Depression: What Parents Need to Know

For years, scientists and researchers have been telling us that there’s a link between social ...

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

teen depression

Depression In Adolescence: Talking To Your Teen

In 2015, the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 8% of teenagers attempt ...

September 25, 2017

Substance Abuse Talking Points

Substance Abuse Talking Points

**Please note: This blog post was updated on April 14, 2023.** October is National Substance ...

October 14, 2016

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