Depression: Save our Souls

Depression is something you would not wish to invade your life. Not even once you would want to experience this terrible thing because once it entered you, death will be your only escape. When you have depression, nothing is enjoyable. Nothing can make you smile. It feels like you’re a ghost and not a part of the real world. It’s like drowning except you can see everyone around you breathing.

 

Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person’s ability to function at work and at home.

 

When someone you know and love is clinically depressed, you would want to be there for that person. You must be very careful in every word you would say that might affect somebody’s condition negatively. Still, keep in mind that your friend or loved one has a medical condition, so giving support may mean more than just offering a shoulder to cry on.

 

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An Advocacy by Ms. Maria Graciella Lingad of HRM161

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Julia Bien D. Florencio
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Julia Bien D. Florencio CIV151

Depression is one of the most alarming disorders that is very destructive to people. When we observe clinical symptoms of depression towards someone, we must help them recover. We must refer them to psychologist/psychiatrist before something worse happen. We must take actions before everything gets worse.

Everybody can be a victim of depression, even us. So for us to prevent depression, we must address our problems and solve it. We must not also overthink. Let us fight and overcome depression.

nenetmartin
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nenetmartin

Nice 🙂
Kenneth B. Martin
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malatski
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Rizal
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-Panaligan,Mark Angelo B.

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Quennie Mae Estrella CIV151

Depression is a medical illness. It is a growing problem in today’s society and is often a major contributing factor for most problems. The thought of suicide is most commonly brought on by depression. We must not take it for granted, let us be aware and be educated about such issue as it is something that should be given attention.

msgreyinred
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Depression. Lagi ko pinagdadaanan, madalas kong tambayan. Hindi ko na alam kung paano iiwan. Kasi pakiramdam ko sinusunda ako ng nakaraan, nakaraan na sobra akong nasaktan, na gusto ko ng kalimutan. ??? sorry for this sad comment. ??

msgreyinred
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Thank you.

Binibining `E
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I believe everyone should be aware about the effects of depression. If anyone you know is experiencing depression, at least try to seek help, reach out and be there for them.

thecrazednewyorker
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Wow. This speaks to me in so many levels. As someone who experienced it various times, I believe that it just never get better. Life as we know it just keeps messing us up. We might find happiness, but will only last until we realize that it only an illusion. But we can always stand up. We were made to pick ourselves up. The very thought that “I can survive this day and make up small victories” is what keeps me from being swallowed by the entity that I call as Depression. To be honest I don’t know if this… Read more »

BARAL, JOHN KENNETH G.
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BARAL, JOHN KENNETH G.

ANGAS! 🙂

LOTA, DANQUEL ASHLEY D.
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LOTA, DANQUEL ASHLEY D.

very good <3

ELE-151
sir hero

BARAL, JOHN KENNETH G.
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BARAL, JOHN KENNETH G.

NICE ONE! BUTI NLANG HINDI AKO DEPRESS

Ma. Rizza Claire Jiongco
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Ma. Rizza Claire Jiongco

it’s a terrible sickness, because many people assume it means you’re mentally weird and that there’s something wrong with you, or that you choose to be depressed. I feel bad for people who are depressed. It’s a debilitating condition. True depression is an actual medical disorder, not a cry for attention.

barcelon, jimboy u.
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barcelon, jimboy u.

Galing. Buti na lang happy ako lagi para iwas depress. 🙂

ELE-151
sir hero

An Ugly Writer
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An Ugly Writer

Shared. ✔

Rien Alexis P. Colaso
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Rien Alexis P. Colaso

so sad and sweet hart hart 😀

jdkits
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Sad

skye
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Stop the dread

aronjoshuamalabanangmailcom
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i think I am better than Rizal because I love and I’m loyal to my country. Not like him because Dr. Jose Rizal loved Spain. He wanted the Philippines to become a “state” or part of Spain — not a free Philippines.

pjcastro0610
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I think I am better than Dr. Jose Rizal because I am loyal to my own country. 🙂

Castro, Pauline Joy M.
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Divina Dula
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I am better than Rizal,He felt more comfortable reading and writing in Spanish than in Tagalog, I am more comfortable in Tagalog than the other languanges. 😀

Dula, Divina CIV151 Rizal

Quennie Estrella
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Quennie Estrella

I am way better than Rizal due to this quote, ” Ang hindi magmahal sa sariling wika ay daig pa ang hayop at malansang isda.”- J.P Rizal. To me, it is quiet ironic as he himself a Filipino put this into writing but tends to patronize other languages, specifically Spanish. He is indeed a hypocrite. Unlike him, I stand for what I feel and believe.

Quennie Mae Estrella
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Julia Florencio
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Julia Florencio

I am better than Rizal because as a writer, I wouldn’t even think of retracting my works(even tho this is still questional). You put your integrity and credibility at stake by doing such action. Once you’ve written it, you must have the final word for it.
Florencio CIV151

Julia Florencio
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Julia Florencio

*questionable omg ?

Ernest A. Estologa
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Ernest A. Estologa

Depression can lead you to suicide so I suggest that every depressed individual should have a care or support from his family or friends in order to make him never feel alone whenever there’s a thing that bothers him. Listen and support whatever the depressed person says and advise him what’s the best solution
-Ernest A. Estologa ECE-151

Marc Dalida
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Marc Dalida

I am better than Rizal because I can express my feelings when writing better using my mother tongue unlike him.

Rose Marl Cheong
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Rose Marl Cheong

Depression falls under the category of mental health-related concerns. When it gets worse, most likely it would lead a person to commit suicide. Worst case happens when an individual cannot help the person who suffers from depression. At that point, he/she needs to seek professional help. But what if he/she cannot afford to consult a psychologist? That question led me to an idea of what law I’m going to implement which will be beneficial to those who need consultation. The law shall be known as “Mental Health Care Act of 2017” or “Republic Act No. 221770”. This law increases the… Read more »

Arienne Zhel Gadiano
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It is hard to let go depression especially for those are actually suffering. It can also kill us. Look for a professional help in order to prevent someone from dying. Don’t think negative rather always think positive. And make your life HAPPY! -Arienne Zhel Gadiano (ELE15)

Arienne Zhel Gadiano
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*especially for those who are actually suffering from it.

Christian Noveda
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Christian Noveda

Tremendous number of people commit suicide, that is why I am pushing the Mental Health law. This aims to provide literacy for students, workers and even those who just stay at home for us to be educated enough to handle the factors that lead to suicide. Psychologists will have a discussion with an allotted time of 1 1/2 hr regarding the most common mental heal problems and their signs and symptoms. Also, more mental hospitals will be established in the most serene places like on top of the mountains to keep the patients away from stress and other factors that… Read more »

Mariz Arroyo
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Mariz Arroyo

Depression starts like a thief, without us noticing that it may lead to unwanted circumstances. The Department of Health only allotted 10% of the budget given to them to mental health problems. In which I supposed should be higher that the usual. They are allotting more budget to the physical health but little did we know, the major causes of physical emergencies are through our mind. A law should be created that, the government must require it’s people to attend seminars, conferences and counseling programs to avoid any mental health problems. In this way we can avoid any mental health… Read more »

Carielann1441
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Carielann1441

“Republic Act No. 221770″ Accoding to this act that Depression is not a matter to take lightly. It is not something to dismiss regularly, but to take to heart and find help. Hundreds of people commit suicide each day because of depression. If you are or know someone who is depressed get help. Do not hold it in forever, for you may be liable to do the same thing. and someday i hope that the depression victims, is that you’re sadnesss will replaced by something beautiful. DONT LET YOURSELF CRY BECAUSE YOU ARE YOU. just be yourself and smile and… Read more »

cityslickerpinay
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cityslickerpinay

Depression is dangerous

Jasan Denise
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Jasan Denise

Magos, Jasan Denise – MAR 142
Non – Material (Implicit)
Kind of culture: Knowledge
Different title: Like Candle.

Mae
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Casupanan, Rhelee Mae B. (MAR142)
1.) Implicit/ Non material
2.) Knowledge
3.) “Delicate rose” – This title would transform the current title to an explicit one. This means that people with depression should be treated like a delicate rose. They could be as sensitive as a little pretty flower that could fall apart. Covered with thorns that symbolizes their hardships in life.

Sheila Ann Surio
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Sheila Ann Surio

Surio, Sheila Ann D. (Mar142)

1. Implicit/Non material
2.Culture: Knowledge
3. Diff. Title: A mask

Benito, Casupanan, Hernandez, Layona, Magno, Miranda, Olveda, Realiza, Reyes
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Benito, Casupanan, Hernandez, Layona, Magno, Miranda, Olveda, Realiza, Reyes

Kenneth Willie M. Layona (BSBA- MAR142)

1. Implicit/Non-Material
2. Culture: Knowledge
3. Explicit/Material Title: A blade/sharp knife that kills. There is a high percentage of suicide cases in the country, most of them are millenials especially students that cannot handle depression which commonly starts from their family problems.

Abigail De Jesus Labayne
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Abigail De Jesus Labayne

Labayne, Abigail D.
MAR 142
1. Implicit/Non-Material
2. Culture: Knowledge
3.Overthinking will kill you

Madel Olveda
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Madel Olveda

Olveda, Madel P. (MAR142)
1. Implicit
2. Culture: Knowledge
3. Different title: More than a clown

Allie
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Benito, Alimoding B. MAR142

1.Implicit
2. Knowledge
3. “Little Did We Know”

Madel
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Madel Olveda / MAR142 / RIZAL R.A. 8910 – “Lend A Smile Act” This law will encourage people to share happiness, and to be source of strength to someone especially those who experience depression. This law will also helps those who suffer from this illness to gain confidence and will to continue moving forward. Anyone who violate or become a reason for someone to suffer on this illness will be punish by making him/her the one to look out to person suffering, help that person to find her courage to move forward and stay at the side of that person… Read more »