Depression and Suicide Awareness

By Natalie Lomax, 8th Grade Health

What is Depression and Suicide?

Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness, and loss of interest. The chemical (neurotransmitter) imbalance leads to depression. Suicide is the act or an instance of taking one's life.

Symptoms and Signs of Depression, Suicide, and self injury

Resources if you know someone, or if you are feeling any of the symptoms listed here.

The Promise - Emma Blackery [Official Music Video]
This song by Emma Blackery captures the events of a depressed teen. If you listen to the lyrics it gives full input into what is happening in the music video. Remember, you are amazing and loved and should never take your life over depression. This is a very cheesy saying, but I promise it will get better. I hope you enjoyed! Thank you for reading!