Preventing Teen Suicide

Depression

You may be surprised to learn that preventing teen suicide has become a priority for many parents and school administrators. Some people are quick to point out the obvious, that there is an obvious link between depression and suicidal thoughts and attempts. There are many other factors that come into play however, including school violence and bullying. The bottom line is that teens are not alone in their feelings of despair; this is a problem that affects not only them but their friends as well. There are two types of…

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Curing Teen Depression: How to Help Your Teen

Curing Teen Depression: How to Help Your Teen – Tips That Will Help Teen depression can be terrifying, particularly for young people who don’t know how to deal with the feelings. Depression can destroy a teenager’s self-esteem and can affect his or her whole life. If left untreated, the teenage depression can become a debilitating mental disorder. Although no one will ever completely understand what causes this disorder, scientists have been able to do studies and find a possible treatment or cure. If you are a teenager who is suffering…

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Depression As A Pre-Diabetes Condition

Depression As A Pre-Diabetes Condition Depression is not as uncommon as we may think. In fact, the number of people that suffer from depression in America alone is staggering. Depression can be a problem for some, but it is far more common for many to feel depressed than others. Many people are unaware that they are suffering from depression. Some people may think that only those that have suffered a major depressive episode experience depression. Those who suffer from major depression disorder are typically suffering from one episode of major…

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Preventing Teen Suicide – Three Nonlethal Ways

Preventing Teen Suicide – Three Nonlethal Ways Preventing teen suicide is one of the most important issues facing American society today. It is not only a matter of the kids who are being bullied in school, but it is a matter of the children who are experiencing pain and hopelessness as a result of their condition. If you were to survey the local news, you will find that there are scores of reports of suicides in schools or in the street. In this article I will discuss a couple of…

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How To Recognize Depression Warning Signs

depression warning signs

The key to identifying depression warning signs is to not worry. Most of us tend to lose our sense of control and tend to worry endlessly. Our minds will actually tell us that we are in dire straits that we cannot handle. This is what the authors of “Four Pillars of Success”, the best-selling self-help book written by the famous Tony Hicks, was all about. With this book we can immediately differentiate between our own strengths and weaknesses and self-confidence. This is a foundation on which we can build upon…

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Help For People Suffering From Depression

Depression

Help For People Suffering From Depression Treatment options are widely available for those suffering from depression. But, many people refuse to seek help. According to the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health, each year about 3 million Americans are dealing with a mood disorder. When one suffers from depression, a person may not even realize that they are depressed. To ease the sadness, an individual may need to know the symptoms¬† and the ways in which they can be treated. This mental illness¬† can cause serious disorders and reactions in…

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I Can’t Do Everything

failure

I can’t do everything but I can try. Stress seems to be an ongoing theme when I write a Talbert Zoo Story. It seems like it controls my life. Now that it is 2020, I need to try harder to prevent that. I always feel pressured to be the best at everything. I need to be the best sports mom and make sure Monkey is registered for wrestling tournaments every weekend. I need to be the best music mom and make sure Kitty and Parrot practice their instruments every single…

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Is Tomorrow Really October 1?

Where has September gone? Just yesterday I was sitting out on the deck drinking a glass of wine while the kids played in the back yard. Actually that isn’t true. Yesterday it rained all day.  I drank a glass of wine while I watched the Bears/ Vikings game with Chris. I am a Packer fan so I don’t even know who won that game.  September flew by.  The years seem to go by faster and faster as I get older.  Sometimes I wish I could reverse time and be ten…

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Depression is Real and I am at an All Time Low

Today is the first day of fall and I am falling fast.  I feel like a failure and 2019 has not been a good year for me.  I am about to just give up, or better yet dig a hole and crawl in it. I just want to disappear. My misery began on August 6, 2019.  When I woke up the next morning I checked my bank account and noticed that someone stole $1,709 from me.  This person left me with $5 in my savings account and 25 cents in…

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