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Kevin Curry’s depression almost killed him. Food, fitness and fortitude brought him back [Video]

(CNN)Ever since he was a child, Kevin Curry would pray for God to "fix" him and take away his sadness.

"Everything feels good, but I don't feel good," Curry said. "Why is that? Why is it sunny outside and everybody wants to go and play? The only thing that I want to do is run back inside and go up under my bed and just be there."

His depression — paired with losing his job and girlfriend — felt so inescapable in his late 20s, he decided to end his life.

"I remember mapping out everything perfectly," said Curry, pausing as he started to choke up. "I was putting together all my finances. I was writing my notes, writing my letters."

"It was so calculated that I researched how to cut my wrist, and I had drawn Sharpie marks on my arms for how to actually do it."

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Meditation Music To Reduce Anxiety, Mental Health & Depression | Waterfall Sounds [Video]

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Have you ever just felt overwhelmed by a stressful situation? Like a tsunami of problems about to crash over you? You might be experiencing a nervous breakdown. A nervous breakdown is a loss of the ability to function in everyday life. While a nervous breakdown isn’t classified as an actual psychological term, nor is it a mental health disorder, experiencing it can be debilitating.Original article - https://psych2go.net/5-signs-of-a-nervous-breakdown/ We also made a video on the signs you're mentally breaking down: https://youtu.be/_KrACU1ohx0 Writer: Joshua Munoz Script Editor: Vanessa Tao Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda SilveraAnimator: Ricket Zorkxa (http://Instagram.com/zorkxa)YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References:Scaccia, A. July 30, 2020 How to Recognize and Treat the Symptoms of a Nervous Breakdown Retrieved at https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/nervous-breakdown#treatmentsSilver, N. December 5, 2019, What Can Cause Rapid Shifts in Mood? Retrieved at https://www.healthline.com/health/rapid-mood-swings#outlookBrennan, D. MD October 08, 2020 Signs of a Nervous Breakdown Retrieved at https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/signs-nervous-breakdownBhargava, D. June 25, 2020 Anxiety Disorders https://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/anxiety-disordersMayo Clinic Staff May 04, 2018. Panic attacks and panic disorder Bhargava, H. June 25, 2020 Anxiety Disorders Retrieved at https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/panic-attacks/symptoms-causes/syc-20376021Goldberg, J. July 13, 2019 Hallucinations Retrieved at https://www.webmd.com/schizophrenia/what-are-hallucinations#1

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Do you recognize some of these signs of teenage depression? Writer: Ria Parikh Script Editor: Rida Batool Script Manager: Kelly Soong VO: Amanda Silvera Animator: Aury YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong References Adolescent Depression(N.d.). Hopkins Medicine. Adolescent Depression Awareness Program. David Raymond Price Foundation. Retrieved from www.hopkinsmedicine.org/psychiatry/specialty_areas/moods/adap/docs/adap-booklet_final.pdf. Depression: distraction, activities, and creativity (2017, Sept.). Health Talk. Depression. Retrieved from www.healthtalk.org/depression/depression-distraction-activities-and-creativity. Morin, A (2020, May 05). How Teenage Depression Differs From Adult Depression. Very Well Mind. Janssen, A, reviewed by. Retrieved from www.verywellmind.com/how-teenage-depression-differs-from-adult-depression-2608882.