Depression is a real disease that too often leads to suicide.
In the United States, over 500,000 kids attempt to take their own lives every year. 5,000 succeed.
ChooseLife.org’s first project is a documentary film to help parents understand depression, social media, and the relation to suicide.
FACT OR FICTION:
Antidepressants are the only way to get rid of depression.
FICTION. There are many ways to treat depression. Though antidepressants are a common form of treatment, psychotherapy or a combination of both can also be effective. Treatments are often tailored to the individual for best results.
Help prevent suicide and remind youth and their families that no one is alone.
ChooseLife.org’s first project is a film called Tell My Story, to ensure every parent in the US knows how to talk to their kids about depression and suicide.