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  • That anyone can become depressed over anything in there lives. Depression is a feel that most people can’t take so its leads to serious problems like cutting then even suicide. You can also over come this depression if you work at it. Do what makes you happy and talk with someone to get all your feelings out.
  • Depression is more than having a bad day, feeling for a brief period or grieving a loss in your life. its an illness that affects how you think, feel and act. contrary to long-held belief, depression isn't the result of personal weakness, and you simply cant" get over” depression or “snap out of it.”
  • This slid states the facts of what untreated depression does and when you could suffer from depression.
  • Most people get better after treatment but I don’t think that feeling will complete go away forever. You still have those feeling sometimes.
  • Attempted suicide - when someone tries to take his or her life but doesn’t dieCompleted Suicide - the person diesSuicidal behavior - when he or she talks about suicide or gives other warning signs that he or she is thinking about or planning a suicide or is fascinated by death.
  • -People who hurt themselves on purpose are engaging in self-harm, or self-injurious behavior. -Someone who cuts himself use sharp object to break the skin or draw blood. -Others self-harmers might burn themselves by putting out a lit cigarette on their skin or bruising themselves.
  • - For some, self-harm is cry for help and might be a first step to a suicide attempt. - For others, self-harm is a coping mechanism that makes life more bearable.
  • Many studies report that people who self-harm often report childhood physical or sexual abuse. Is the inability to describe emotional experiences appropriately.Most behaviors emerge from a combination of biological, psychological, and social influences. Childhood trauma, physical and sexual abuse or neglect, can be associated with self-harm and that brings pain to the brain.
  • autism:sterotypic self-harmTourettes: sterotypic self-harm Schizophrenia: major self-harm Obsessive-compulsive: compulsive self-harmtrichotillomania: compulsive self-harm Body dysmorphic: compulsive self-harm Borderline personality: impulsive self-harmImpulsive self-harm and eating:
  • Illness- medical illnesses such as stroke, heart attack, diabetes, cancer, and hormonal disorders can cause depressive illness.Stress- depression is more common in people with history of trauma, sexual abuse, physical abuse, physical disability, alcoholism, and troubled families.Age- onset of depression occurs most often between ages 15 and19Gender- major depression affects twice as many girls and women. Depressive mood swings and physical symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS)Diet- a lack of certain vitamins, such as folic acid and B12, cause depressionSubstance abuse-Medication- some drug may include certain blood pressure medicines, sleeping pills, and even birth control pills in some cases.
  • Accutane (acne drug)Benzodiazapines (CNS depressants)Bith control pills Clonidine (high blood pressure drug)Cortisone- like steroidDigitalis ( heart drug) Indomethacin (anti-inflammantory drug)Levodopa (parkinson disease drug)Methyldopa (blood pressure drug)Phoenothiazines (antipsychotic)Reserpine- (blood pressure drug)
  • Mild depressionDoctors call mild dysthymia Less severe but often more stubborn to treat then major depression It can be diagnosed if your you’re felt depressed for a least a year and you also have at least two other symptoms of major depression Major depression- Called major depressive disorder. Intense symptoms of sad or low mood that last for weeks at a time. 90% of kids who are depressed respond to treatment-but only if first recognized as a problem.
  • Feeling sad- these feeling are everyday or most days Felling guilty- feeling may be exaggerated Restlessness- you might be short-tempered and find Loss of activities- no longer care about hobbies or friendsDecisions- simple choice can seem overwhelming Talk of death- thoughts of killing yourself to stop the pain, others may attempt to hurt themselves.
  • A preschoolerIs listless Isn't interested in playing Cries easily and more frequently Complains of being bored Is more distant with family and friends Has difficulty with schoolwork Talks about death a lot
  • A child in elementary school Is listless and moody Is more irritable than usual Has a sad appearance Is easily discouraged Complains of being bored Is more distant with family and friends Has difficulty with schoolwork Talks about death a lot
  • A teenager Is always tired Drops out of favorite activities Has more arguments with his or her parents and teachersRefuses to do chores of homework Engages in harmful behavior, such a cutting himself or herself Has suicidal thoughts
  • If you are under a lot of stress put on you.Someone very close to you a like a family member or best friend has died. If you’re a girl because girls have a higher risk of becoming depressed.People in your family have been depressed or is depressed.
  • Are already depressedHave alcohol or other drug problemsAre gay or lesbian and having trouble with telling family and friends. Have attempted suicide before, or who come from homes where someone has committed suicide.Is gifted and very smart could make you feel geekyHaving learning disabilities If pregnant you could feel depressed basically.Are or having been physically, emotionally, or sexually abuse
  • Suicide- it is nit true that people who threaten wont follow throughLife crisis- death of loved one, divorce, trouble at schoolBehavior- altered attitude or energy level Aggressive- sudden calmnessGift-giving– favorite items to friends and familyWithdrawl- desire to be alone, “into a shell”Poor school performance- sudden drop in school performance
  • 1.Someone who will talk with them openly and honestly.2. Someone who will listen3. Someone who will get them the help they needSuicidal teens need a caring friend..
  • Helps your friend get his or her suicidal thoughts out in the open Lets your friend know you careHelp your friend feel that he or she is not aloneMust solve your friends problemsAre responsible for saying the one right thingMust make everything okay in your friend’s life
  • dos1.Reach out 2.Ask questions3.Show that you care4.Encourage your friend to talk 5.Listen without making judgments 6.Talk openly about suicide7.Be positive 8.Know limits 9.Remain calm 10.Suggest people you can both turn to 11.Get help 12.Act quickly if you think your friend is in danger DONTS1.Make your friends problems sound unimportant 2.Act shocked 3.Try to take any weapon away from friend 4.Give up hope5.Leave your friend alone when he or she is in crisis6.Keep friends suicide plan secret
  • Health maintenance organizations Community mental health centerEmployee assistance programs FacilitiesUniversity- or medical school
  • Tell yourself that feeling sad is normal Cry when you need toSpend time with family and friendsDo things you enjoy Stay active Talk or write about your feelingsFind ways to help othersJoin with and come up with ideas on how to stop teen suicide Put your ides into action
  • Appetite change- can lead to significant weight loss or gainBack pain- already have back problems can get worseFatigue- getting out in the morning may seem impossible Stomach- you also might feel queasy or nauseated Headaches- unusual for people who are depressed have headache. Muscle and joint- chronic pain worse Sleep problem- sleeping too little or much more than normal may link to depression.
  • Jamie (the founder)and Renee (the inspiration) talk about the TWLOHA.Love Is the movement! Is a logo sign.Pick up the phone was a tour that TWOLA had.
  • To write love on her arms is more than just and organization it’s a family that helps. The website has everything that you want to know about the organization and depression.
  • Hopeline- Since the suicide of his wife Kristin in April 1998, KBHC Founder Reese Butler has been on a personal crusade. His mission the past 11 years has been to offer HOPE and the option to LIVE to those in the deepest emotional pain.Childhelp® exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children.S.A.F.E is a school that can help for self abuse. The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. The mission of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is to provide hope, help, and support to improve the lives of people living with depression or bipolar disorder
  • Half Of Us has famous people talking about there depression and anxiety. Pete Wentz went through depression and Brittany Snow went through cutting.
  • Created by mtvU for college students to help for depression, stress and anxiety. On the website there are celebrities talking about there experience with they problems.

SGP- Depression SGP- Depression Presentation Transcript

  • Depression
    By: Tiana Gooden
  • Thesis statement
    Depression is a condition that effects many people and can lead to serious actions such as self-harm and suicide. However, there are successful ways to treat the condition if people seek out help.
  • Depression
    More than having a bad day, feeling sad for a brief period or loss in life.
    Illness that affects your feeling, thinking and act.
    Not result of personal weakness
    Can’t “get over” or “snap out of it.”
    “Keith Kramlinger, MD”
  • More about depression
    The National Institute of Mental Health states that 18 million people suffer from depression in America alone.
    “Untreated depression is the number one cause of suicide, and suicide is the third leading cause of death among teenagers. (NIMH)”
    20 percent of teenagers will suffer from depression right before adulthood.
  • Facts on Depression
    Depression is a condition that can last months to years if untreated.
    Usually depression shows as a young adult.
    Most people after treatment feel
    “The majority (80-90%) of people who receive treatment for depression experience significant improvement, and almost all individuals gain some relief from their symptoms.”
  • Suicide
    Attempted suicide
    - when someone tries to take his or her life but doesn’t die
    Completed Suicide
    - the person dies
    Suicidal behavior
    - when talked about suicide, gives warning signs that there thinking about, planning suicide, is fascinated by death.
    “Richard E. Nelson, Ph.D.”
  • Self- Harm
    People who hurt themselves on purpose
    Someone who cuts himself uses sharp objects.
    Others self-harmers might burn themselves or bruising themselves.
    Heather Barnett Veague Ph.D.
  • Self-Harm people
    For some, self-harm is cry for help and might be a first step to a suicide attempt.
    For others, self-harm is a coping mechanism that makes life more bearable.
    Heather Barnett Veague Ph.D.
  • Causes of self-harming
    Childhood abuse
    Social influences
    The brain and pain
    Heather Barnett Veague Ph.D.
  • Self-Harm and Mental illness
    Schizophrenia and psychotic disorder
    Obsessive-compulsive disorder
    Body dysmorphic disorder
    Borderline personality disorder
    Impulsive self-harm and eating disorders
    Heather Barnett Veague Ph.D.
  • Cause of Depression
    Substance abuse
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • Drugs may cause Depression
    Bith control
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • Stages
    Mild Depression
    Less severe
    Harder to treat the major depression
    Diagnosed if depressed a least a year
    Major Depression
    Major Depressive Disorder
    Involves severe
    Intense symptoms
    90 percent of kids depressed respond to treatment.
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • Emotional Symptoms Of Depression
    Feeling sad, worthless, hopeless, numb, helpless
    Feeling guilty
    Irritability or restlessness
    Loss of interest in former activities
    Low energy
    Concentration problems
    Drop in grades or school performance
    Neglecting appearances
    Drug and alcohol abuse
    Trouble making decisions
    Thoughts or talk of death or suicide
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • What to watch for
    A Preschooler
    - Is listless
    - Isn’t interested in playing
    - Cries easily and more frequently
    A teenager
    - tired
    -Drops out of favorite activities
    - arguments with his or her parents and teachers
    -Refuses to do chores of homework
    -Engages in harmful behavior, such a cutting himself or herself
    -Has suicidal thoughts
    "Mayo Clinic"
  • A child in elementary school
    - listless and moody
    - irritable than usual
    - sad
    - discouraged
    - distant with family and friends
    - difficulty with schoolwork
    -Talks about death
  • A Teenager
    - tired
    -Drops out of favorite activities
    - arguments with his or her parents and teachers
    -Refuses to do chores of homework
    -Engages in harmful behavior, such a cutting himself or herself
    -Has suicidal thoughts
    "Mayo Clinic"
  • Risk For Depression
    Are under stress
    Have experienced loss
    Have attention, learning, or conduct disorders
    Are girls
    Have a family history of depression
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • Risk for suicide
    Alcohol or drug problems
    Gay or lesbian
    Attempted suicide before
    Come from homes where someone committed suicide
    Are gifted
    learning disabilities
    physically, emotionally, or sexually abuse
    “Richard E. Nelson, Ph.D.”
  • Suicide Warning Signs
    Threats of suicide
    Life crisis
    Behavior change
    Appearance change
    Mood change
    Poor school performance
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • What suicidal teens need
    talk with them openly and honestly.
    get them the help they need
    Suicidal teens need a caring friend…
    “Richard E. Nelson, Ph.D.”
  • listen
    A good listener
    Gets friend suicidal thoughts out
    Tell them you care
    tell them there not alone
    Does not mean
    Solve friend problems
    saying the right things
    make everything okay in friend’s life
    “Richard E. Nelson, Ph.D.”
  • Help friend through suicide crisis
    Reach out
    Ask questions
    Show that you care
    Encourage your friend to talk
    No judgments
    Talk openly about suicide
    Know limits
    People both can turn to
    Get help
    Act quickly if friend is in danger
    friends problems sound unimportant
    Act shocked
    Taking weapon away from friend
    Give up hope
    Leaving friend alone when in crisis
    Keep friends suicide plan secret
    “Richard E. Nelson, Ph.D.”
  • Referrals for treatment
    Family doctors
    Psychiatrists, psychologist, social workers, mental health counselors
    Religious leaders
    State hospital
    Private clinics
    Social service agencies
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • Work through your grief
    feeling sad is normal
    Cry when need
    time with family and friends
    Do things you enjoy
    Talk or write feelings
    help others
    come up with ideas on stopping teen suicide
    Put your ides into action
  • Physical Symptoms of Depression
    Appetite change
    Back pain
    Stomach or intestinal problems
    Muscle and joint pain
    Sleep problems
    “Allen R. Miller, PH.D”
  • To Write Love On Her Arms
  • To Write Love On Her Arms.
    Mission Statement
    “To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.  TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.”
    TWLOHA believes that rescue is possible, communicating hope to others who know the struggle of living in a broken world.
  • Treatment Centers and Helplines
    National Hopeline Network (U.S.A.) -  www.hopeline.com - 1-800-SUICIDES
    S.A.F.E. Alternatives -  www.selfinjury.com - Self Abuse Finally Ends
    Childhelp –  www.childhelp.org - 1-800-4-A-CHILD - National Child Abuse Hotline
    National Eating Disorders Association - www.nationaleatingdisorders.org - 1-800-931-2237
    Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
    (800) 826-3632
  • Half Of Us
  • Half of us
    Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation want to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues on campus and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.
    In planning for the campaign, mtvU conducted extensive research on how stress and depression are affecting college students nationwide.