Depression has its stereotypes, just like anything else. When people think of depression, they don't think of someone laughing, but they think of someone very sad. Those who live with depression probably know this isn't always the case. My fiance owns a comic and gaming store, and lots of round pegs hang out with us. … Continue reading 5 Red Flags of Depression that People Often Miss
Tag: Depressive Disorders
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Seasonal affective disorder also known as (SAD) or winter depression, comes and goes in a seasonal pattern.
The Good Samaritan Model of Crisis Intervention
What can we learn about crisis intervention from the Parable of the Good Samaritan?
A Day In The Life of Melinda
I love that I am able to share my struggles to encourage others.
What to Do When You’ve Got the Blues
When you’ve got the blues, sometimes it just feels like you’re sinking.
“I’m Going To Die Anyways”
These thoughts were the “truth” I lived by for more than 85% of my life.
Depression in Adulthood
“I’m fine.” You’ve just said it again for the 1,000th time and you know it just is not true.
Behaviours associated with depression in 6 to 12 year old children
1 in 10 children suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder this is around 3 children in every school class. 95% of imprisoned young offenders have a mental health condition, which results in destructive behaviour. This can result in conduct disorder. The child will display aggression, theft, vandalism, for a diagnosis these behaviours would normally … Continue reading Behaviours associated with depression in 6 to 12 year old children
Depression In Teens
Always be open and honest with your child. Talk with them. Ask them what might be wrong, and reassure them that getting help isn’t sign of weakness.
Preschoolers & the D Word
Keep these things in mind when caring for your most precious of gifts, your children.