Okay, so I have been kinda feeling depressed since I started high school. I have never been a particularly happy person, but ever since I started high school it has gotten worse. My grades (which used to be A's) are slipping to the point where I am failing a class, and I just have trouble concentrating and am never interested anymore. I also get headaches everyday which doesn't help. I feel so frustrated all the time, and I go home every night and cry and wonder how my life got to this point. My parents are threatening to take away my sports next if my grades don't go up, and honestly I don't know what I can do without sports. Do you think it is a fair punishment to take away sports? I feel like if They do this my self esteem will lower even more. Sports are the only thing I still enjoy and look forward to, and am good at. So my question basically is, could I be suffering from depression? And if so, does anyone have any ideas on how I should ask my parents for help? I know you might think I am just acting like a teen but I Think this is different. I don't even want to go out with my friends anymore or to parties, even if I wasn't banned from doing that already. :( thank you for reading and thanks in advance for your answers!