Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Teachable Moment: What Is Depression?

Sittin' on the dock of the bay--used to call this the clinical depression song

Otis Redding-Sitting on the dock of the bay 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCmUhYSr-e4 

Life has ups and downs. Simplistic but true. We are all 'sittin' by the dock of the bay' from time to time. But what can help us move on?

Depression’s Upside 

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/magazine/28depression-t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

What Is Depression?

http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/what-is-depression 

What is depression? Who's At Risk?

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=depression

Depression Resources

http://psychcentral.com/disorders/depression/ 

Robin Williams' death: Depression as bad as cancer and as stealthy

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/08/12/robin-williams-what-would-have-told-actor-about-depression/ 

What is mental illness?

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=By_Illness 

BREAKING THE SILENCE: TEACHING SCHOOL KIDS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=State_and_Local_Programs&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=9535 

 

 

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