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Cinderria Harwell

on 11 May 2015

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Transcript of Depression

Cinderria Harwell
Senior Project
Creative Staive Recovery Group.
This is the patient #1
This is the emotional self check list
How does emotional self care help?

Chicago Local Organizations

National Organizations
National Institute of Mental Health
causes of depression
signs and symptoms of Depression
It informs you of who is at risk

Anxiety and Depression Association
Helps people with PTSD
It shows the connection that anxiety has with depression
(Overcoming anxiety to enjoy life)

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Types of Psychotherapy

This is a patient who had to work on self- esteem so she did a collage and created a checklist of positive affirmations to follow.

This was patient #3
This is a patient who had to work on her weight.
This was patient # 2
This patient was working on emotional self care
This patient was recommended to check on her calendar everyday she did a one of the Emotional Self-Care
Every time she checked her list she was required to write down the skills she used.

Another one is Paxil is used to treat panic attacks, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder.
Medication is constantly being overused in The United States for Teenage girls.

Prozac is a common anti-depressant that is used by doctor's to medicate teenagers.
Side effects of the medications are deadly!!

Prozac causes side effects of nausea and dizziness.

Paxil causes shaking inability to keep still, easy bruising/bleeding, irregular heartbeat, muscle weakness/spasm and seizures.

Lexapro side effects are dry mouth, tachycardia, and hallucinations etc.

("U.S. Food and Drug Administration")

("U.S. Food and Drug Administration." ).
Causes of the Depression
Major life change
Effects of Depression

Change in Eating Habits
Sloppy appearance
Extreme mood swings
Lack of Energy
Feelings of Despair
American foundation for suicide prevention
Provides groups with awards at the end
Gives honor to a loved one that was lost
I work with a therapist at Ralph Ellison High School as well as the therapist at In galls Hospital.
The name of my group is Creative Stative Recovery Group which gives the teen girls other ways to cope with depression.

African Americans

Teenage girls age ranging from 14 - 18 years of age.

Ralph Ellison Highschool
Program Goals

Educate girls on the benefits of medication.

Find positive solutions versus taking medications.

Teach teenage to be proactive in their health

Increase level of happiness

Manage depression through various coping skills.
Program Highlights
Recognition of stress indicators

Provide various aids for coping with depression such as pamphlets on obesity, illness, learning disabilities and abandonment.

Provided a safe place discuss issues.

Practice relaxation techniques
Here you can learn about treatment
(School Foundation for Depression)
Erika's Lighthouse
Provides events for those who are facing Depression
Informs parents on coping skills for inappropriate behavior
Helps with schooling for those who are failing. (Teenage Depression programs)
Works Cited
" School Foundation Association." The American Schools
Foundation Alliance (ASFA). Web. 06 May 2015.

"Teenage Depression Programs | Erika's Lighthouse."
Teenage Depression Programs | Erika's Lighthouse. Web. 06 May 2015.

(School Foundation Association)
Depression: mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest.( What is Depression)
"U. S food and drug Administration". US food and
Drug Administration Home page.Web. 06 May 2015.
Remember : Here is the tragedy : When you are the victim of depression not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful.( Giles Andreae)

Patient 1 lost 6 pounds
Patient 2 was able to drown her mother out by listening to music, when her mom was yelling at her.
Patient 3 gained better self-esteem through our therapy methods she looks in the mirror
and chants "I am beautiful".

"What is depression" NIMH.Web. 06 May 2015.

"Here Is the Tragedy: When You Are the Victim of Depression, Not Only Do You F... - Giles Andreae at Lifehack Quotes." Quote by Giles Andreae. Web. 05 May 2015.
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