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FROM DEPRESSION TO DISCOVERY: A Teenager's Guidebook
*Silver Plaque Award-Winner Chicago International Festival
Clinical depression and ignorance are a dangerous combination. Myths surrounding the disease - for example, the notion that it affects only adults - often prevent depressed young people from seeking help. This video shatters common misconceptions about depression, helping young viewers recognize its outward and internal symptoms. The latest forms of treatment are also explored. Presents interviews with teens who are living successfully with the disease, and commentary by renowned adolescent psychologist Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz. The result is an honest, youth-centered informational tool that encourages a proactive approach to depression.
*Correlates to National Health Education Standards