Mental, Emotional Health
Welcome To Emotional and
Mental Health!
• Today’s Agenda

– Mental Health Unit begins!
1.Addiction, Depression, Stress, An...
What is addiction?
What is
addiction?

Condition in which a
person can no longer
control his or her
need or desire for
something, usually a
“...
To What Do
People Become
Addicted?
Please ADD these to your
Google Chrome
•
•
•
•

Got to: Google Chrome
Then Google web store and Add:
Time Tracker
StayFocu...
Are you addicted to the
INTERNET?
• Take this test to find out!
http://www.netaddiction.com/index.php?
option=com_bfquiz&v...
• Korean computer games VDO
• http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/
digitalnation/living-faster/digital-natives/
gaming...
• Chris Rene audition on the X Factor
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=dYPTS_39I8g
Addiction
• Genetics - important factor
• Environmental - 10% of people who
experiment become addicted

• Drugs Alter the ...
HW :
1. Research Addiction
http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com/addictio
n-can-affect-you-too
- definition, examples, brain ...
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  • Video games – when does it cross over to addiction?
    Take a minute and search – definitions, risk factors, etc.
    “internet addiction test”
  • M.h. addiction acs 2013 day1

    1. 1. Mental, Emotional Health
    2. 2. Welcome To Emotional and Mental Health! • Today’s Agenda – Mental Health Unit begins! 1.Addiction, Depression, Stress, Anxiety HW: Addiction Research
    3. 3. What is addiction?
    4. 4. What is addiction? Condition in which a person can no longer control his or her need or desire for something, usually a “drug”
    5. 5. To What Do People Become Addicted?
    6. 6. Please ADD these to your Google Chrome • • • • Got to: Google Chrome Then Google web store and Add: Time Tracker StayFocusd
    7. 7. Are you addicted to the INTERNET? • Take this test to find out! http://www.netaddiction.com/index.php? option=com_bfquiz&view=onepage&catid= 46&Itemid=106
    8. 8. • Korean computer games VDO • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/ digitalnation/living-faster/digital-natives/ gaming-on-every-corner.html?play
    9. 9. • Chris Rene audition on the X Factor • http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=dYPTS_39I8g
    10. 10. Addiction • Genetics - important factor • Environmental - 10% of people who experiment become addicted • Drugs Alter the Brain’s Reward Pathway – When the frontal lobe is still developing drugs more easily set up addiction for life!
    11. 11. HW : 1. Research Addiction http://www.worldlifeexpectancy.com/addictio n-can-affect-you-too - definition, examples, brain research - signs and symptoms and - treatment options

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