What’s the Difference Between Sadness and Depression? | Back to Basics Ep. 3

Friendly reminder again that if you’ve found yourself here by late night or frantically googling questions like “ enough for therapy?” or “how to tell if you have depression” there’s no harm in contacting a therapist for a consultation! There’s lots of nuance depression and sadness and general changes in our moods so if you’re able to, don’t be afraid to lean on a therapist’s expertise!

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Music for Intro and Outro:
Intro: Lightrail by Twocann
Outro: Funk is the Problem but also the Solution by Twocann
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Finding a Therapist & Suicide Prevention Services

-National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24/7/365 crisis and prevention services.
1-800-273-8255
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

-Psychology Today Therapist Finder: Search engine that helps find therapists in your area. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists

-Therapy Den: Therapist Search Engine to find Inclusive Therapists in your area. https://www.therapyden.com/

Inclusive Therapists: Therapist search engine with a focus on inclusivity & safety for folks with marginalized identities.
https://www.inclusivetherapists.com

Glimmer: A digital wellness platform for LGBTQIA+ folks.
https://weglimmer.com/#/

-NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness): Provides education, tools, resources, and a help line for people with mental illness.
1-800-950-6264
or text NAMI to 741741
https://nami.org/

Chapters:
0:00 Intro
0:30 Back to Basics Spiel
0:59 Disclaimers
1:38 Sadness vs. Depression Vocabulary
2:07 What Do These Feelings Mean?
3:08 Quick Water Break
3:15 What’s the Sadness and Depression?
4:44 How Do You Know if You Have Depression?
5:06 Please Be Careful with Self Diagnosing Mental Illness
5:37 The Different Depression Diagnoses
6:48 What Does Clinical Depression Look Like?
8:39 The PHQ-9
9:51 Quick Safety Caveat
10:34 Are Your Coping Skills Helping?
12:00 You Don’t Have to Be Sick Enough for Therapy
13:09 Wrap Up & Outro

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