4 Signs You're Depressed, NOT Attention-Seeking

What would your reaction be to seeing your friend posting a bunch of pictures of themselves every single day with the hashtag ‘depression’? While many people may think that it’s a way for them to get attention, these behaviors may really be a cry for help. The person doing it may actually be struggling with their mental health. DISCLAIMER: This video is for informative and educational purposes only. It is not intended to diagnose or treat any condition. Please reach out to a qualified healthcare provider or mental health professional if you are struggling. Writer: Syazwana Amirah Script Editor: Isadora Ho Script Manager: Kelly Soong Voice: Amanda Silvera Animator: Chantal Van Rensburg YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-DON’T-CUT and 1-800-334-HELP 1-800-334-HELP is a 24-hour service for a number of things. http://www.selfinjury.com Insomnia: https://sleepfoundation.org/ Eating Disorders: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.o... https://www.eatingrecoverycenter.com/... PTSD: Boys Town National Hotline 1-800-448-3000. Text CONNECT to 741741 for PTSD episodes. They are also on call 24-hours. Suicide- 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. REFERENCES Johnstone, T., & Al-Mosaiwi, M. (2018, January 5). In an Absolute State: Elevated use of absolutist words is a Marker specific to anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation – MOHAMMED Al-mosaiwi, Tom JOHNSTONE, 2018. SAGE Journals. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2167702617747074. May, D. (2021, September 22). To those who think i’m ‘seeking attention’ when i’m depressed. The Mighty. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from themighty.com/2019/01/post-on-facebook-twitter-when-depressed/. Mental Health Foundation UK. (n.d.). The truth about self-harm. Retrieved September 22, 2021. Vahration, A., Blumberg, S. J., Terlizi, E. P., & Schiller, J. S. (2021, April 1). Symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder and use of mental health care among adults during the Covid-19 Pandemic – United states, August 2020–February 2021. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/70/wr/mm7013e2.htm. Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/Psych2Go

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