Video #1 What is depression?
The emotion known as depression is different than the brain disease also named Depression. Clinical Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. Helen Farrell Ted-Ed video explains the brain disease "Depression." 4 minute (2015)
Video #2 Science of Depression
Major depressive disorder is a mental illness with symptoms that affect a person's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Depression is widespread, but poorly understood. This video provides an overview of what depression actually is including discussion of symptoms, causes, and treatment.."
4 minute (2014)
Video #3 A practical approach to depression, this Ted talk explores how lifestyles impact emotions and how to improve mood management. 21 minute (2019)
Video # 4 In this Ted Talk, Andrew Solomon takes you across the world to interview others with depression 30 minute (2013)
Video #5 In this Ted talk--humor and heartache guide you through the process of grieving. 15 minute (2019)
Video #6 Join Therapist Amy Morin in this journey through grief and loss into the world of healing and recovery. 15 minute (2015)
Video #7 Helen Farrell Ted-ED video describing the brain disease known as Bipolar disorder. 6 minute (2017)
Video #8 Negative thinking can get the best of us at the worst of times. But there's hope! Positive psychology coach Derrick Carpenter reveals two key tactics that will intercept and defeat these thoughts before they have a chance to infiltrate your life 2017 2 min
This site is not intended to be used for medical treatment. Although these videos compliment Telka's Tools and additional local resources, Telka recommends seeking professional care to address all mental health questions and concerns. Michiganders living with persistent mental health challenges may call Covid Peer helpline at 888-753-7753 from 10am to 2 am
or The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255
or National Alliance of Mental Illness at 1-800-950-6264