More Than Sad Program- Signs and Symptoms of Teen Depression
At Fairhope Middle School, all 8th grade students participate in their Social Studies classes in the More Than Sad Program in September, which is National Suicide Prevention Month. The focus of the program is the signs and symptoms of teen depression. A PowerPoint about suicide prevention as well as video clips from the More Than Sad DVD are presented to students.
The More Than Sad Program is presented after the 8th grade orientation PowerPoint, which addresses how to access the School Counselor as well as bullying prevention information.