Teenage Blues and Depression: How You Can Help


You may have a teen in your life who is feeling depressed or blue. While it is normal for teens to feel sad and down, these feelings can get uncontrollable and affect daily living. Then it could be a serious mental health problem with severe consequences, requiring treatment like medication and counseling.


Teen depression is an issue that weighs heavily on the minds of many parents or adults with a teen in their lives.


Remember that teen depression isn’t a weakness, and fortunately, many early signs of depression are treatable.


In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Identify the warning signs of anxiety and depression
  • Manage your teen’s feelings of stress, worry and build self-confidence
  • Understand the role that stress plays in depression
  • Parenting tips to help prevent depression
  • Build resilience in your teen

Support your teen to learn to control and manage depression


  1. Modern Teens: Mental Health Issues on the Rise
  2. What’s depression?
  3. Suicidal Behaviors
  4. Stress in your teen: The good, the bad and the ugly
  5. The impact of parenting styles




Associate Professor Daniel Fung

CEO, Institute of Mental Health

Associate Professor Daniel Fung

CEO, Institute of Mental Health

Dr. Daniel Fung is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health (IMH) and President of the International Association for Children and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions. He received the National Day (Public Service Administration (Bronze)) Award in 2017 and the National Medical Excellence Award (Team) in 2018


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Chief Passionary Officer, Meta Consulting






Gallup polls have shown that DISENGAGEMENT is a worldwide phenomenon. Maybe you can recognize it at your workplace?

  • Passionless, distracted staff members who drag their feet to work.
  • You’re caught between top leadership and staff.
  • The team you work with are back-stabbing competitors instead of friends.
  • Good staff are resigning because of impossible deadlines and KPIs.
  • People are being sacrificed at the altar of profitability (maybe you?).
If this is you and your workplace, then this course is for you!

Restore Passion, Pride and Productivity at your workplace through Emotional Engagement as we:

  • Identify dysfunction at the workplace;
  • Explore contributing factors of disengagement;
  • Understand Engagement Quotient; and
  • Discover 10 ways you can be a Leader who engages and energizes your Team.


  1. The Cost of Disengagement
  2. Why Are Employees Disengaged? I
  3. Why Are Employees Disengaged? II
  4. The Impact on Disengaged Workers
  5. YOU are the Key to Change
  6. Eeks! Feelings?
  7. We are DNAed for Relationships
  8. Hey! I’m All Grown Up! Really?
  9. We are Made for Relationships
  10. Leadership Makes the Difference
  11. Engage the Team
  12. Improve Your Engagement Quotient


Dr. John Ng
Chief Passionary Officer, Meta Consulting

Dr Ng is Chief Passionary Officer, Meta Consulting, specializing in leadership development and hospitality consultancy. His expertise includes leadership coaching, team effectiveness and change management. He has over 25 years of consultancy and training experience with top corporations, academic institutions and NPOs. He also founded Eagles Mediation & Counseling Centre.

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