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1 Bell Ringer: May 6 th 2011 Five athletes were returning from a cross-country race. Athlete C placed third, and athlete E placed second. Athlete A was not last. Athlete A came in after E. Athlete D was not first. How did athletes A, B, and D place in the race?

2 Since C was third and E was second, A could only be first or fourth. Since A was behind E, A could not be first; therefore A is fourth. D could not be first, second, third or fourth, so D is fifth. D = 5 th A = 4 th C = 3 rd E = 2 nd B = 1 st

3 Please turn to page 7 in your Packets 1. No 2. Eliminate 3. Compromise 4. Perfection 5. Time 6. Manage 7. One 8. Exercise 9. Enjoy 10. Caffeine 11. Cope 12. Breathing 13. Criticism

4 National Stress Out Day Website

5 It’s time to relieve some stress!!! Here comes the fun part!! Leave everything at your desk…. Make sure you are quiet walking through the halls… We are going to the far side of the soccer field…

6 Bell Ringer: May 10 th 2011 Match the type of vegetarian to its definition: ____1. Vegan ____2. Ovo Vegetarian ____3. Pesco-Vegetarian ____4. Lacto Vegetarian ____5. Semi-Vegetarians A: Includes dairy products as a protein source B: Total vegetarian C: Eggs are included in these diets D:Fish, eggs, and dairy products are included E: Small amounts of meat, fish and chicken are included

7 REVIEW LESSON 4: DEPRESSION Stress Management Unit

8 Lesson 4: Note Sheet _______________- medical condition in which the sufferer feels extreme sadness and a lack of energy (symptoms usually last for at least six months).

9 Signs of Depression 1. _________________________ 2. Loss of interest in activites 3. _________________________ 4. Constant tiredness 5. _________________________ 6. Suicidal thoughts

10 Breaking down the signs even further: Emotional signs  Sad or down most of the time  The need to cry often  An “unfillable” emptiness  Feels the future holds no hope  Worse in the morning, gets better as the day goes on  Feels useless  Unable to think clearly or concentrate  Thoughts of death or suicide

11 Signs: Social signs  Loss of affection or feelings for others  Problems in school and at home  A need to be alone  A desire to stay away from classes, hobbies, or activities

12 Signs: Physical signs:  Slowed down; no energy  Restless  Insomnia  Racing heartbeat  Uninterested in dating  Headache and backache  Unable to care about your appearance  Digestive upsets  A desire to drink or use drugs

13 Signs and Symptoms of Teenage Depression Sadness or hopelessness Irritability, anger, or hostility Tearfulness or frequent crying Withdrawal from friends and family Loss of interest in activities Changes in eating and sleeping habits Restlessness and agitation Feelings of worthlessness and guilt Lack of enthusiasm and motivation Fatigue or lack of energy Difficulty concentrating Thoughts of death or suicide

14 Depression in Teens vs. Depression in Adults Depression in teens can look very different from depression in adults. The following symptoms of depression are more common in teenagers than in their adult counterparts: Irritable or angry mood – As noted above, irritability, rather than sadness, is often the predominant mood in depressed teens. A depressed teenager may be grumpy, hostile, easily frustrated, or prone to angry outbursts. Unexplained aches and pains - Depressed teens frequently complain about physical ailments such as headaches or stomachaches. If a thorough physical exam does not reveal a medical cause, these aches and pains may indicate depression.

15 Teens vs. Adults Extreme sensitivity to criticism - Depressed teens are plagued by feelings of worthlessness, making them extremely vulnerable to criticism, rejection, and failure. This is a particular problem for “over-achievers.” Withdrawing from some, but not all people - While adults tend to isolate themselves when depressed, teenagers usually keep up at least some friendships. However, teens with depression may socialize less than before, pull away from their parents, or start hanging out with a different crowd.

16 Some Causes of Depression: 1. _______________  Accident  Death in family 2. __________________  Being diagnosed with an illness  Learning you only have so long to live

17 Effects of teen depression The negative effects of teenage depression go far beyond a melancholy mood. Many rebellious and unhealthy behaviors or attitudes in teenagers are actually indications of depression.

18 Untreated Depression can lead to… Problems at school  Depression can cause low energy and concentration difficulties. At school, this may lead to poor attendance, a drop in grades, or frustration with schoolwork in a formerly good student. Running away  Many depressed teens run away from home or talk about running away. Such attempts are usually a cry for help. Substance abuse  Teens may use alcohol or drugs in an attempt to “self-medicate” their depression. Unfortunately, substance abuse only makes things worse. Low self-esteem  Depression can trigger and intensify feelings of ugliness, shame, failure, and unworthiness.

19 Continued… Eating disorders  Anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and yo-yo dieting are often signs of unrecognized depression. Internet addiction  Teens may go online to escape from their problems. But excessive computer use only increases their isolation and makes them more depressed. Self-injury  Cutting, burning, and other kinds of self-mutilation are almost always associated with depression.

20 Continued… Reckless behavior  Depressed teens may engage in dangerous or high-risk behaviors, such as reckless driving, out-of-control drinking, and unsafe sex. Violence  Some depressed teens (usually boys who are the victims of bullying) become violent. As in the case of the Columbine school massacre, self-hatred and a wish to die can erupt into violence and homicidal rage. Suicide  Teens who are seriously depressed often think, speak, or make "attention-getting" attempts at suicide. Suicidal thoughts or behaviors should always be taken very seriously.

21 Help: 1. Stress coping skills 2. _____________ 3. __________________  Teacher  Counselor  Friend  Parent  Professional therapist  Mental health agencies

22 Helping a depressed teenager… If you suspect that a teenager in your life is suffering from depression, take action right away. Depression is very damaging when left untreated, so don’t wait and hope that the symptoms will go away. Even if you’re unsure that depression is the issue, the troublesome behaviors and emotions you’re seeing are signs of a problem. Whether or not that problem turns out to be depression, it still needs to be addressed - the sooner the better.

23 Lesson 5 note sheet Suicide: the act of intentionally taking one’s life, is a by-product of mental illness that is TREATABLE! Each day, 1500 Americans attempt it and 80 succeed.

24 Continued… Suicide Risk= Symptoms + Signal + Variables (WARNING SIGNS)(BEHAVIORS)(FACTORS) Symptoms  __________________________

25 Signals (behaviors) _________________________ __________________________

26 Variables (factors) __________________

27 Sources of Help Same as Depression  Stress coping skills  Talking  Other resources Hotline- 1800-273-TALK (8255)  Suicide Prevention/Crisis Center You need to:  ______________

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