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Lesson #4
Pages 126-129
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*Identifying when teens should seek help
*Know how to overcome the stumbling
blocks for getting help
*Where to go in the community to receive
help
*Describe the different mental health
professionals
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*More than ½ of suicide youths had symptoms of a
mental disorder for more than a year prior to their
deaths.
*Teens should seek help if they experience any of
the following!
* You feel trapped or you worry all the time
* Your feelings affect your sleep, eating habits or school work
* Your friends and family express concern
* You are becoming involved with alcohol and drugs
* You are becoming increasingly aggressive, violent or reckless
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* When asking for help, remember these facts:
* Asking for help is a sign of inner strength. It shows responsibility
for one’s own wellness.
* Serious disorders, compulsions, and addictions are complex and
require professional intervention.
* Sharing your thoughts with an objective, helpful individual can
be a great relief.
* Financial help to pay for care may be available.
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* Question: Where can you go for help?
1.
Trusted Adult
a)
b)
c)
2.
3.
4.
Parent
Relative
Teacher
School Counselor
Social Worker
Crisis Hotline
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*Counselor: A professional who handles personal and
educational matters
*School psychologist: A professional who specializes
in the assessment of learning, emotional, and
behavioral problems.
*Psychiatrist: A physician (doctor) who diagnoses
and treats mental disorders and can prescribe
medications.
*Clinical psychologist: a professional who diagnoses
and treats emotional and behavioral disorders with
counseling.
*Neurologist: A physician who specializes in physical
disorders of the brain and nervous system.
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1. Open iSwifter APP
2. Open the bookmarks tab and choose
“Glencoe chapter activities”
3. Drop Down: “Chapter Activities”
4. Go to: Chapter 5
5. Next, Open: “eFlashcards”
*http://www.glencoe.com/qe/efcsec.php?
qi=21316
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1.
2.
Open iSwifter APP
3.
4.
5.
Drop Down: “Chapter Activities”
Open the bookmarks tab and choose “Glencoe chapter
activities”
Go to: Chapter 5
Next, Open: “Online Quizzes”
*http://glencoe.mcgraw-
hill.com/sites/0078913284/student_view0/unit2/chapt
er5/online_quizzes.html