Depression

Waiting for the Sun
Waiting for the Sun

The Psychological Impact of Hibernation March 7, 2019 On Wikipedia hibernation is described as a “state of inactivity commonly observed in the winter months. For some species, hibernation functions to conserve energy when sufficient food is...

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Preventing Suicide
Preventing Suicide

Do They Need Your Help? July 11, 2018 Looking for warning signs may help you determine if a loved one is at risk for suicide, especially if the behavior is new, has increased, or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change. How Can You Help...

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Taking Care of Yourself
Taking Care of Yourself

May 21, 2018 According to NAMI, nearly one in five U.S. adults live with a mental illness. That’s about 46.6 million people. As common as it is, not many people know how to to take care of their mental health, or their rights. As part of...

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Grief and the Holidays
Grief and the Holidays

December 14, 2016 Grief doesn’t take a holiday. In fact, the holidays are poignant reminders of our loss and loneliness. As Christmas approaches, our first instinct is to retreat or withdraw but somehow grief manages to find us. There are several...

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Living with SAD
Living with SAD

October 7, 2016 Are you one of the many people in the northwest experiencing Seasonal Affective Disorder? This mild form of depression usually begins in the late fall and lingers through the winter. Although researchers have not conclusively...

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Happy – The Myth
Happy – The Myth

March 31, 2016 A common misunderstanding among people who feel depressed is about the term “Happy” or “Happiness”. The misunderstanding can be cleared up in one sentence: Those are feelings not destinations. Humans are wired to have a multitude...

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