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Summary: Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: 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. Interviews with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: It leads to anxiety, personality changes, substance abuse, and suicidal depression. Considering the symptoms, it's easy to see how PCS, or post-concussion syndrome, could be the most under-diagnosed condition affecting young people today. Athletes in high-impact sports are the most at risk, but which other groups are vulnerable? What actions should be taken when the disorder is suspected? How...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: This program will help teenagers recognize and deal with the "black dog" by explaining the causes and symptoms of depression, telling how and where to find help, and providing information on forward-looking treatments tailored for teens. Australian rock musician Daniel Johns and young adults from both urban and rural areas in Australia discuss their experiences with depression. In addition,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Depression can be a devastating condition for teens. Through this program, viewers will learn about the real risks of depression, how to identify depression, and how depression interferes with a person's life. Subjects covered include defining depression; the warning signs of depression; identifying the roots of depression; depression and home life; self-medication; self-destructive choices;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: This is the story of a young man, David, who at 16 years of age survived a suicide attempt. Now 22, he shares the events of his life leading up to the attempt, including how low self-esteem led to drug addiction, and how the addiction encouraged the sense that life was no longer worth living. David goes on to describe the suicide attempt, his recovery from addiction, and how he has since...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Viewers take a tour through a cemetery, stopping at the graves of teens who have committed suicide. We see their lives through flashbacks and the reasons they died. Then we hear from survivors, those who have been affected by suicide, and learn about risk factors, statistics, and warning signs. Using an unusual dramatic approach, this video provides an overview of suicide and its impact on...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Maybe it’s hearing about friends, driving home from a dance, who get into a car wreck that no one survives. Or a fellow student—the one who wears a bandanna to hide what chemotherapy has done to her hair—one day fails to show up for homeroom. Or an announcement over the school’s PA system: “There will be a memorial service this afternoon…” For many young people, this will be their first...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: According to the World Health Organization, depression is the number one cause of disability in the U.S. today, with an economic cost exceeding

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Many feel that, in today's society, the needs of the mentally ill have fallen completely by the wayside-with the most tragic results, perhaps, occurring among young people. This program features first-person stories from adolescents and young adults who are confronting depression, anxiety, and mental illness. From depressed, suicidal teens to parents unaware of what may be troubling their own...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Many Americans are keeping an important, potentially deadly secret: depression. Approximately 15 million adults in the U.S. struggle with this devastating neurological condition, which affects all ages, races, genders, and socioeconomic groups. Through the voices and stories of people living with depression as well as interviews with doctors and scientists, this film provides an unflinching...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: In this program, Dr. Dennis Charney, of Yale University; Lydia Lewis, of the National Depressive and Manic Depressive Association; and other mental health professionals discuss the types, symptoms, and triggers of depression as they relate both to adolescents and to adults. Promising antidepressants such as selective norepinephrine re-uptake inhibitors, Substance P antagonists, and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Ripley, Amanda.

Summary: Nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How will we react? What will it feel like? Will we be heroes or victims? Will our upbringing, our gender, our personality--anything we've ever learned, thought, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.935 RIP

Summary: The Samaritans, a British suicide intervention organization, fields 2.5 million phone calls per year. Using dramatized scenarios and commentary by healthcare professionals, this program replaces myths with facts about suicide: who is at risk, how warning signs are displayed, what some of the triggers are, and how to intervene. Of special emphasis is the vital need for the medical staff to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: We all get depressed or feel stressed once in awhile. But today, teenagers have more stress in their lives than ever before. Divorced parents, substance abuse, lack of adult supervision, abusive family situations, unemployment, and a sense that the world may not be getting any better..are all factors which cause many teenagers to feel alone and desperate. Most teenagers successfully deal with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Millions of children in America are being diagnosed with learning disorders and depression. While many say medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Prozac are the answer, others recommend counseling, social skills training, or dietary changes. How does one distinguish between a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a kid who is just being a kid? This program offers parents,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This unique program, part talk show and part docu-drama, focuses on the epidemic of teenage suicide and depression. Teens who have attempted suicide tell their stories, including their increasing ability to cope with depression. Grammy-award winning recording artist and founder of Sharing the Vision, Inc. CeCe Winans and Jerry Johnston, a leading authority on youth culture, host a studio...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2001

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Summary: Clinical depression affects 19 million Americans, of whom two-thirds are women. This program from The Doctor Is In addresses the good news about depression: it is a diagnosable and treatable illness. Valerie Davis Raskin, a therapist and research psychiatrist whose practice is solely dedicated to women, and Ardis Olsen, a physician and researcher at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Ripley, Amanda.

Summary: Nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How will we react? What will it feel like? Will we be heroes or victims? Will our upbringing, our gender, our personality--anything we've ever learned, thought, or...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.935 RIP

Summary: Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents and is often the desperate response to prolonged physical and mental harassment at school. This program investigates the disturbing prevalence of bullying by focusing on a high school where the problem made headlines. Parents, teachers, school officials, bullying victims, and even bullies themselves discuss the conditions that allow...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2000

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