The hairstylist spent 8 hours working on the teen’s hair for school pictures
Depression is a serious mental health issue that can affect people of all ages and backgrounds. It doesn’t discriminate. But it’s especially heartbreaking when it hits kids and teenagers, like this young woman who had given up on taking care of her hair. Because depression can make even the simplest acts of self-care — like brushing and washing your hair — seem impossible.
Kayley Olsson, the hairstylist who took care of the teen, shared the girl’s story on Facebook.
“Today I had one of the hardest experiences with my client who I am keeping anonymous, I had a 16 year girl come in with who has been dealing with severe depression for a few years now,” Olsson wrote.
“She got to the point where she felt so down and so worthless she couldn’t even brush her hair, she told me she …
READ MORE ON SCARYMOMMY.COM