Description : Until the early 1980s, there was no official diagnosis for depression in children. But children can, and do, become depressed. In fact, the National Institute of Mental Health now estimates that 2.5 million youngsters under eighteen have experienced clinical depression--and the real number may be higher still. "Help Me, I'm Sad" discusses how to tell if your child is at risk; how to spot symptoms; depression's link with other problems and its impact on the family; teen suicide; finding the right diagnosis, therapist, and treatment; and what you can do to help. For parents who have—or suspect they may have—depressed children, here is practical, easy-to-understand information from a compassionate and trustworthy source.
Description : A girl, a potato, and a very sad flamingo star in this charming sequel to I’m Bored by New York Times bestselling author and comedian Michael Ian Black and celebrated illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi. Everyone feels sad sometimes—even flamingos. Sigh. When Flamingo announces he’s feeling down, the little girl and Potato try to cheer him up, but nothing seems to work. Not even dirt! (Which usually works for Potato.) Flamingo learns that he will not always feel this way. And his friends learn that sometimes being a friend means you don’t have to cheer someone up. You just have to stick by your pal no matter how they feel. Even if they’re a potato.
Description : Sadness can be an overwhelming emotion, no matter your age. This sensitive and supportive story, written in the first person, will help children recognize and cope with sadness. Using gentle and straightforward language, this honest story offers an entrance point for both adults and children to identify and address childhood depression symptoms and helps banish the stigma around mental illness. Includes a special section with tips for adults.
Description : Do you know someone who is suffering from depression? If someone you know is being crushed by the yoke of depression, would you recognize the symptoms? And, if they were depressed, would you know how to help them? In Help Me, I'm Depressed, the author, a well-known expert in the field of depression, shows you how to recognize the symptoms of depression. The author guides you professionally in the approach to helping a family member, friend, or coworker with depression. With so many people living under the cloud of depression, Help Me, I'm Depressed, offers a new and refreshing approach to helping that loved one, friend, or colleague climb out of the dark pit of depression. Although depression is a silent disease remedies and effective steps exist. Those with depression can emerge from their dark state and experience once again the joys and happiness of life. Inside Help Me, I'm Depressed, you will discover effective solutions and new strategies for helping someone who is undergoing depression or for dealing with your own depression. Important life saving solutions include the answers to questions such as: How can you differentiate between a "bad mood" and the dangerous signs of depression? Which are the most effective solutions for those who are depressed? How can you help stop the inevitable spiraling into deeper depression? How does someone take back control of his or her life?
Description : What makes Daniel Tiger feel sad? Find out in this chunky board book that’s part of a new Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood feelings subseries. It’s okay to feel sad sometimes, little by little, you’ll feel better again. Everyone feels sad sometimes, even Daniel Tiger. When he feels sad, he remembers that it’s okay to feel that way. Soon, he’ll feel better! Come along with Daniel as he and his friends learn how to deal with their feelings. This adorable book includes tips for parents and caregivers to help guide little ones through their emotions. Look for the companion titles, I’m Feeling Mad, I’m Feeling Happy, and I’m Feeling Silly! © 2016 The Fred Rogers Company.
Description : Children benefit from identifying what they feel and what causes those feelings. Happy, Sad, and Everything In Between: All About My Feelings introduces children to emotional literacy and provides a general education about feelings—which ones they may have, how feelings are connected to their bodies, and ways to manage challenging feelings such as anger and frustration. When children feel empowered by knowledge, they are more likely to make better choices. A great resource at home or in school!
Description : Everyone feels sad and lonely sometimes. Did your best friend just move away? Are you being teased or bullied in school? Are you worried about someone you love? Or maybe you're blue and you don't know the reason. No matter how sad and lonely you feel, how often you feel that way, or why, this book can help. What to Do When You're Sad & Lonely Look inside to learn: The signs of being sad, and what your sad feelings might be telling you; Blues Busters - coping skills you can teach yourself and use to shake off sad feelings; Exercises that help you get a handle on your feelings; Ways to connect with other people in your life and make new friends; What to do about sad and lonely feelings that are too hard to handle on your own; How experts can help; A special ''Note to Grown-ups'' to share with your parent or another family adu
Description : This friendly picture book helps young children make sense of mixed-up emotions. Happy, and also sad. Excited, but nervous too. Feeling friendly, with a little shyness mixed in. Mixed feelings are natural, but they can be confusing. There are different kinds of happy--the quiet kind and the "noisy, giggly, jump and run" kind. And there are conflicting feelings, like proud and jealous, frustrated and determined. With gentle messaging and charming illustrations, a little girl talks about her many layered feelings, ultimately concluding, "When I have more than one feeling inside me, I don't have to choose just one. I know that all my feelings are okay at the same time." A special section for adults presents ideas for helping children explore their emotions, build a vocabulary of feeling words, know what to do if they feel overwhelmed, and more.
Description : Exploring the straightforward theory that there must be a reason why people aren't enjoying the life they want, this perceptive examination allows readers to uncover their personal stumbling blocks. Using the five steps to Sandy Newbigging’s Mind Detox Method, unhealthy beliefs that cause physical and emotional problems can be rooted out and eradicated. These powerful techniques can simplify therapy and provide useful tools for letting go of emotional baggage, clearing the path towards achieving one's goals. More than just a tool for emotional betterment, this insightful guide demonstrates that dealing with inner conflicts can improve chronic pain, digestive issues, problem skin, and other physical maladies, thereby allowing for more effective life enjoyment.