Coping Statements for Depression
Coping statements have the power to change a young person's thoughts and feelings from negative to positive. When a depressive episode strikes, kids and teenagers can tap into some positive and truthful statements so they can feel calm and safe.
These positive statements may include things like, "I choose optimism," or "Mistakes help me learn." Give this to a child or teen who is dealing with depression. It features statements that they can immediately tell themselves during tough times.
In addition, they can write down 3 more coping statements in the empty thought bubbles. Encouraging young people to come up with their own statements will increase their likelihood of using them.
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