Toolkit Presentations and Resources: Mental Health - Depression, Suicide & Unhealthy Weight Loss
View the presentation, videos and Fact Sheets for highlights from the Fairfax County Youth Survey and specific results related to the mental health issues of depression and suicide.
Visit slideshare to view this and other county presentations.
View these videos to learn about how students responded to questions about depression and suicide, the signs of depression in teens and how you can help; and how supportive peers, families, and communities go hand-in-hand with positive youth behavior.
- School Year 2014-2015 Youth Survey Highlights Video (, 27:30 minutes)
- School Year 2013-2014 Youth Survey Highlights Video (, 27:33 minutes)
- School Year 2012-2013 Youth Survey Highlights Video (, 25:00 minutes)
- School Year 2011-2012 Youth Survey Highlights Video (, 24:17 minutes)
- Teens and Depression Video ( 4:00 minutes)
- Building Resiliency in Youth Through Assets Video ( 10:30 minutes)
- Three to Succeed Video ( 4:31 minutes)
- Tres Para el Exito Video Spanish ( 5:10 minutes)
Visit the Discussion Guide Web page for suggested questions to facilitate a productive conversation and guide a group toward taking action to promote healthy behavior.
Visit the Take Action Web page for ideas of programs you can start in your community to promote healthy communities.
- Where To Go for Help and More Information
- Additional Resources for Data and Research
- Prevention Goal Reports
- Guides and Frequently Asked Questions
These Fact Sheets provide Fairfax County Youth Survey data, signs of concern, and suggestions of what parents can do to help, as well as contacts and resources for more information.
- Teens and Depression Fact Sheet
- Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Fact Sheet
- Risk and Protective Factors Fact Sheet
Have a question or suggestion? Email the Prevention Staff for assistance.