Six Ways to Help a Stressed Out Loved One

Six Ways to Help a Stressed Out Loved One

Stress is definitely contagious. The stress of one family member can impact the entire family unit. I know when my partner is stressed out, I definitely take that on myself, and then our kids have two stressed out parents to contend with, and their own emotional...
Evidence-Based Treatment for Depression

Evidence-Based Treatment for Depression

People suffering from depression have many types of treatments available to them. Treatment for depression can include medications to help stabilize mood and psychotherapy to help people learn to manage their symptoms.People with a milder form of depression may...
Antidepressants – What You Should Know

Antidepressants – What You Should Know

Depression is a medical disorder, like diabetes. The types of medication used to treat depression are called antidepressants. Research has found that antidepressants are effective, but it’s not clear exactly how they work. One thing they all have in common is that...
Family Support for Depression – How You Can Help

Family Support for Depression – How You Can Help

For people with depression, a healthy environment of family support is vital to their recovery. Even though depression can be a frustrating illness, family and friends can help in many ways. Encourage Treatment and Rehabilitation Depression is treatable. Medications,...
What Causes Depression?

What Causes Depression?

What Causes Depression… and How Common Is It?   There is no simple answer to what causes depression, but it is a common psychiatric disorder. In fact, between 15 to 20 percent of people experience an episode of major depression during their lifetime, no...