Real Life Teens Teen Depression

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  • 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; getting help; and teen suicide. This is real advice for a dangerous and widespread condition among today's teens. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 23, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Mode of access: Internet.
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  • Teen Depression & Self Destruction (1:18) -- What is Depression? (2:02) -- Warning Signs (2:31) -- Depression and Home Life (2:32) -- Drugs & Alcohol: Self-Medication (2:15) -- Self-Destruction (2:01) -- The Last Resort: Suicide (2:22) -- Getting Help (2:01) -- Conclusion: Real Life Teens: Teen Depression (1:11) -- Credits: Real Life Teens: Teen Depression (0:51)
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