Maddy Cron, Hannah Sizemore, Brooke Kosman, Alaina Sullivan
Find the post it notes on your desk
Write down a time or experience where you dealt with a mental health-related issue
This can be anything; anxiety before a game, stressing about a test, or even a sad moment.
Don't put your name on the post-it notes!
Hannah will be sharing a story of her personal experience. Listen to our Keynote speaker!
Breaking the Stigma...
of people diagnosable mental illness at some point in their life.
of the population suffers from a mental illness
Everyday Life Statistics
A Look Into the Past
A Timeline of Treatments
Bloodletting: 4 basic elements: blood, phlegm, black bile, yellow bile. Balance the 4.
Lobotomy: surgically cutting or removing the connections between the prefrontal cortex and frontal lobes of the brain
Trephine: removing a small part of the skull.
Insulin Coma Therapy: low blood sugar coma. large fluctuations in insulin levels could alter the function of the brain
The drugs weren't introduced until the mid-1950s in the United States, and psychiatric institutions were overcrowded... [Patients and their families] were willing to try almost anything.
Dr. Elliot Valenstein
Sever fiber tracts connected to the frontal lobe.
Help patients overcome certain psychiatric problems, such as intractable depression and anxiety.