[VIDEO] How to explain what depression is to your kids! Use a black dog! @mindcharity

 I had a black dog, his name was depression

This is a great video to use in an assembly or during a form time to explain to your pupils what depression is and the impact it can make on peoples’ lives. It is very likely that your pupils or someone they know will suffer from depression at some point in their lives so understanding depression is very important.

At its worst, depression can be a frightening and debilitating condition that millions of people around the world live. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help.

However, depression is largely preventable and treatable condition but just needs understanding. Below is a great video to try and explain what depression is!

Comments are FREE, so please leave one  below. How did you use this video in your lesson?

What is depression?

black dog and depression


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One Comment

  1. Lois says:

    I like the Harry Potter dementors – “they suck the happiness out of you until you think you can never be happy again”.

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