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Every Saturday Zoom summits

Every Saturday Zoom summits

Every Saturday at 10:30 am New York time we have a guest speaker on our zoom summit where we connect with kids globally to learn through life skills how to cope with life's obstacles in the hope of reducing the rate of depression and anxiety in our youth. The summit is free and open to everyone from 5 years old - young adults.

Types of Depression and Anxiety

Types of Depression and Anxiety

Types of Depression and Anxiety :(GAD) Generalised Anxiety Disorder :Social Anxiety :Specific Phobias :Panic Disorder Other Conditions where Anxiety is present :(OCD) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder :(PTSD) Post-Traumatic Stress disorder :Major Depression :Persistent Depressive Disorder :Bipolar Disorder :(SAD) Seasonal Affective Disorder :Psychotic Depression :Peripartum (Postpartum) Depression :(PMDD) Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder :Situational Depression :Atypical Depression

Things that can cause Depression and Anxiety and why.

Things that can cause Depression and Anxiety and why.

Issues such as peer pressure, academic expectations and changing bodies can bring a lot of ups and downs for teens. But for some teens, the lows are more than just temporary feelings. The causes of anxiety may be a medical condition such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma, or thyroid disorders that need treatment. There's a clear link between caffeine and anxiety and alcohol and anxiety. Also, certain medications may be what causes anxiety

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How you can tell if someone is suffering from depression

How you can tell if someone is suffering from depression

Difficulty sleeping or sleeping more than usual. Changes in appetite. Withdrawal from social interaction. Loss of interest in things that used to be pleasurable. Lack of energy, difficulty concentrating or remembering things. Feeling worthless and helpless. Most new moms experience “baby blues,” but they usually pass a week or two after delivery. If symptoms persist or worsen, it could be postpartum depression. Younger children who are depressed may avoid school, complain of feeling ill, or become clingy with parents. Adolescents may become sulky and defiant

Signs of Anxiety

Signs of Anxiety

:Self Doubt :Compulsive Behaviors :Perfectionism :FlashBacks :Panic Attack :Self Consciousness :Stage Fright :Chronic disorder

Never give up

Never give up

Take a step back and inhale.You’re never given anything in this world that you can’t handle .Be strong,be flexible remember who you are and who loves you.You should not feel left out because of something you should always trust in yourself and never Give up on who you want to be.