Mental Health Warning Signs and When to Ask for Help

The signs and symptoms of mental health issues can vary widely in severity and frequency from person to person. That’s why it’s not always easy to determine if what you’re feeling is something situational that may pass on its own, or whether it’s something persistent that may require professional help. It’s important to know that[…]

How to Overcome Situational Depression

When a stressful or devastating event triggers a period of depression, this is referred to as situational depression. It’s common for people to experience depressive side effects every once in a while, especially when there’s an evident cause. Situational depression is different from clinical depression or major depressive disorder (MDD) because it’s caused by a[…]

Depression Signs, Symptoms, Latest Treatments, Tests, and More

Depression is one of the most common types of mental illness among Americans.   While everyone has experienced sadness, not everyone has experienced depression. In fact, if you’ve never been depressed, chances are that you don’t have a real grasp on what living with this complex mental illness is like. Depression is insidious. It affects[…]

Coping with the Holiday Blues

The holiday season for most people is a fun time of the year filled with parties, celebrations, and social gatherings with family and friends. For many people, it is a time filled with sadness, self-reflection, loneliness, and anxiety.   What causes holiday blues? Sadness is a truly personal feeling. What makes one person feel sad[…]

Tips for Living With Depression

Everything feels more challenging when you’re dealing with depression. Going to work, socializing with friends, or even just getting out of bed can feel like a struggle.   But there are some things you can do to cope with your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Here are eight tips for living with depression.[…]