• Teen Depression

     
     
     
     
    Hotline Numbers
    24 Hour Teen Contact: 713-529-TEEN
    Espanol: 713-526-8088
    National Suicide Prevention: 800-273-Talk (8255)
    Nine's Hot Line: 800-999-9999
  • Dealing with Suicidal Thoughts:
     
    There is ALWAYS another solution, even if you cannot see it.
     
    Depression can cause you to have thoughts of hurting yourself- Please get help first.
     
    If your feelings are uncontrollable tell yourself to wait 24 hours before you take action.
     
    Talk to someone you trust (parent, counselor, friend, doctor, etc.).
     
    If you're afraid you can't control yourself, make sure you are NEVER alone.
     
    Don't isolate yourself
  • Depression Warning Signs:
     
    Change in sleeping or eating habits
     
    Withdrawal from family and friends
     
    Alcohol or drug usage (or increased usage)
     
    Unusual neglect of personal appearance
     
    Visual personality change
     
    Difficulty focusing
     
    Recurrent complaints about physical/emotional state
     
    Lack of interest in praise or rewards
     
    Suicide Warning Signs:
     
    Talking about suicide or death in general
     
    Talking about going away
     
    Talking about feeling hopeless
     
    Staying away from friends and/or family
     
    Losing desire to take part in favorite activites
     
    Having trouble concentrating
     
    Experiencing changes in eating or sleeping habits
     
    Giving away personal/prized items
     
    Participating in self destructive behavior (alcohol, drugs, fast driving)
  • Hotline Numbers

     
    24 Hour Teen Contact:  713-529-TEEN 
    Espanol: 713-526-8088
    National Suicide Prevention: 800-273-Talk (8255)
    Nine's Hot Line:  800-999-9999