In a situation that was playing out more in classrooms more and more around the world, Dallas's teenager asked her class if there was anything wrong, saying she had not worked as herself. Bhrusque response: "Think me alone."
The nighth graduates at the Uplift Hampton Preparation School were part of a program aimed at teaching teenagers as they find signs of depression within you and others. The biggest cause of death is among Americans aged 10 to 18, according to government health statistics, and experts hope that the lessons can help teenagers under a faster faster.
"Such is a type of Mental Health 101." So they talk about depression and worry and just general mental health issues, and then I'm talking about it. think that the most important thing they are to talk about what they do if you feel like that, "said Tony Walker, senior director of Uplift Education student support services, who & # 39; A program for the twenty-four stages of the Dallas-area public recruiting network, including Uplift Hampton.
The Southwestern Texas Medical University is managing its & program, called Youth Change on Mental Health, or YAM, and was developed by researchers at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and Columbia University in New York.
UT Southwestern researcher, Marshall Motsenbocker, was over five minutes' program at Uplift Hampton, saying that a play-off is played. helping teenagers talk through difficult issues. When the two daughters finished their recent vision, he asked his / her; What kind of signs of mental disorder are? identify and what might cause. He said teenagers are sometimes too quick to work, and these conversations help them to think about what might be encouraged to carry someone's special way.
Medina's Destiny, who took part in the sessions at Uplift Hampton, said that it is important to know how someone with someone with depression or self-suicide thoughts. She also said she learned "what might be caused by heavy, as the difference between depression and sorrow."
Classroom Jose Perales said he learned he was sometimes helping "you have to listen to what they have to say and how they are feeling."
Research on the program has shown positive results. A survey published in the Lancet magazine in 2015 found that it reduced the number of self-suicide attempts and bad self-suicidal thoughts about the people who passed through it.
The program's interest has increased since then, with some schools in Sweden, Australia, Australia, England and the US now being offered, Camilla Wasserman, a Karolinska researcher Institute that helped to & # 39; creating a program. She said that she is one of her strengths that he is encouraging conversation.
"We do not really believe in correct or wrong answers and we are investigating all types of settings," said Wasserman.
This is the third year that UT Southwestern is offering its program. It has reached over 18,000 students at that time and is currently in more than 30 Dallas district schools.
Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, who monitors her & her; program and conduct university dementia research, evaluations from students before completing the program said they were " develop their knowledge of what they do when someone needs help and have their own symptoms of disorder and danger to decrease.
Trivedi said that there should be any concerns that parents may have, including the "unfortunate discouragement" that is in fact; Talk to teenagers about depression, making them very tough, parents will invite a information session.
A district area converted one area to the two-year program back after a series of suicides.
"Our councilors are reporting that they see a lot more of students who are worried about their own health or another because of their & # 39; this program, "said Jana Hancock, managing director and family education services for an Independent School Area Plano. She noted that the program is designed for everyone – not just those who could experience it.
Youth Mental Health is just one of the programs used to teach teenagers about mental health. The National Federation of Mental Illness created a 50 minute program called Ending the Silence who teaches the warnings in mental health problems for students. It has reached almost 450,000 children in 41 states since its agency was delivered nationally in 2014, Jennifer Rothman, the senior organization of youth and youth initiatives, said.
Between the two times, New York and Virginia, recently passed laws that would require such lessons.
"It's a comment, indeed, the time," said Glenn Liebman, Head of Mental Health Association in New York State, Inc., who spent a mental health advocacy group Several years ago was pushed for the legislation before passing.
The UAlberta program has been detected to reduce decline, worry and self-esteem in the youth
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