It is fall, what a glorious season filled with beautiful weather, bright colored leaves and outdoor activities. But what if you are not enjoying this time of year. What if you feel tired, depressed, irritable, poor sleep and have a decreased activity level. Could be you are suffering from the symptoms of SAD (Seasonal Affect Disorder). Sad occurs in 1 to 10% of the adult population, affecting more women than men and the average age of onset is 23 years of age.
Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder, which is associated with mood swings of depression altering with mania, with each phase varying in length, intensity and frequency. This disorder can occur in both adults and children.
Manic Symptoms Include:
The majority of individuals who commit suicide do NOT have a diagnosable mental illness. They are people just like you and I who at a particular time are feeling isolated, desperately unhappy and alone. Suicidal thoughts and actions may be the result of life’s stresses and losses that the individual feels they just can’t cope with.
Suicide Attempts in the U.S.
There’s no right or wrong way to grieve and there’s no way of telling how long it may take, but understanding more about the process may help you come to terms with your loss.
Healthy grieving can be a long, slow and difficult process that may last months or even years. Although you may gradually be able to refocus your life, you will most likely never “get over it” or stop thinking about the person who you lost.
What is Bullying?
- Use of superior strength or influence to intimidate someone, usually to get them to do what one wants
- Includes force or coercion to abuse or intimidate others
- May be habitual and involve an imbalance of power
- May be repeated towards victims
Types of bullying: