South Dakota Resources
Books at the McKusick Law Library
Signs of Depression/Resources for USD Students
1. I’m eating much more (or much less) than usual.
2. I’m sleeping more (or less) than usual.
3. I’m sad most of the time.
4. I feel worthless and often guilty.
5. I often feel tense and irritable.
6. I have no energy, even when I get up in the morning.
7. I have lost interest in most of the activities I used to enjoy.
8. I feel hopeless about the future.
9. I have trouble concentrating, making decisions, or remembering.
10. I cry a lot.
11. I have persistent aches and pains.
12. I think about death or suicide. (If you answer yes, seek immediate help, regardless of your answers to the other questions.)
According to the National Foundation for Depressive Illness, you could be suffering from depression if you have experienced two or more from the preceding list of symptoms for at least two weeks in a row.
USD Students can receive assistance from the USD Student Counseling Center.
Information can be found at: http://www.usd.edu/student-life/scc
SD Publications on Mental Health Law
South Dakota Law Review articles on mental health law from HeinOnline: