Emotions are the brain's electrical signals
Approximately 4.4 million children have diagnosed with anxiety*. Amygdala Co believes there are many more people undiagnosed.
*Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Depression can happen to anyone, including preschoolers.
Some types of depression in our society:
-Major Depressive Disorder
-Persistent Depressive Disorder
1 and 5 adults have a mental health condition.
NAMI= National Alliance on Mental Health, Illinois
Youth mental health is getting worse.
Ideas to decrease externalizing behaviors (i.e. depression):
Be around friends and family
Listen and communicate with others
Show love, care, and support for others
Engage in favorite activity (i.e. painting, dancing)
Happiness is self-perpetuating.
Helping to develop empathy and compassion