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Depression in children and young people: identification and management

NICE guideline. Published: 25 June 2019


This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in children and young people aged 5 to

18 years. Based on the stepped-care model, it aims to improve recognition and assessment and

promote effective treatments for mild and moderate to severe depression.

Who is it for?

Healthcare professionals

Commissioners and providers

Children and young people with depression and their families and carers