On living with depression and suicidal feelings | Sami Moukad ...

0 ratings

Video Description

"This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. ""By the end of this talk, 24 people would have committed suicide worldwide."" - Sami Moukaddem.

What are the misconceptions we have regarding depression and suicide? And what can we do to help those suffering around us?

Sami's talk promises to demystify many of these misconceptions and point to a wide map of his journey out of darkness (in a kind of a fun way).

A psychologist by profession, Sami Moukaddem has expanded his interests to encompass writing, music making, documentary making, and now he's sharing both his professional and personal insights of struggling with depression.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)"
Tags:

1775 views
638 days ago

Quotes

"I contemplated suicide and self harm a lot. I just felt like there was nobody I could speak to."

Pat

MoreSend us your Quotes

Tips & Hints

  • Getting support from people

    Together we are stronger. Receiving the support you need is crucial to lifting you from the fog of depression and keeping it at bay. Ma...
    More
  • Healthy food, healthy mind

    You are what you eat! What you eat has a direct impact on the way you feel. Aim for a balanced diet of protein, complex carbohydrates, ...
    More
  • Doing exercise

    Exercise is a powerful tool for dealing with depression. It may be the last think you feel like doing when you’re depressed. But, stu...
    More
  • Sleep tight

    A good nights sleep is essential for any improvement in well-being. Aim for 8 hours of sleep if possible. Depression typically involves...
    More
  • Positive Thinking

    Those with a more positive outlook tend to deal more easily with daily challenges, even minor ones such as not being able to find a par...
    More
  • More Tips & Hints