Depression, 3 Women’s Stories – WOMEN in RECOVERY

  3 Women's Stories   Women in Recovery, a video presented by the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board. Three women share their personal recovery stories and how they reclaimed their lives and moved forward in their roles as mother, wife, business owner, worker, and friend. Southwest Connecticut - Norwalk, CT Women's mental health: The Facts Depressive disorders account for close to 41.9% of the disability from neuropsychiatric disorders among women compared to 29.3% … [Read more...]

Seasonal Depression Awareness – Hotline

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)   If you notice periods of depression that seem to accompany seasonal changes during the year, you may suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This condition is characterized by recurrent episodes of depression – usually in late fall and winter, when the number of hours of sun is decreased. Natural melatonin levels drop and less sun exposure decreases the brain chemical serotonin, which affects mood. WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF SAD? Symptoms of … [Read more...]

Shirlee Hall ~ Spiritual Master: ‘Are You Depressed?’

    ARE YOU DEPRESSED?     People who live in two worlds are at an advantage because it becomes clear to us what works and what does not. Living in such a way has been my reality since a young adult. To be able to vibrate, feel, see, hear and travel in the dimensions of Radiant Light and know what is real and what is not may be at times a lonesome journey. I normally have an even state of mind and am genuinely happy. The powerful energy is sustained as a … [Read more...]

HEALTH for WOMEN: Major Depressive Disorder featured Articles

    A Celebration of Women shares this article, for the HEALTH of our WOMEN.     Major Depressive Disorder Topic Resource Center brought to you by  The Major Depressive Disorder Topic Resource Center was created to help psychiatrists gain greater understanding of major depressive disorder and improve diagnosis and management of patients with this condition.   Major Depressive Disorder Featured … [Read more...]

The Mayo Clinic: 10 Tips to Coping Holiday Stress!

    ~~ Celebrating the Holidays in 2012 ~~     Stress, depression and the holidays: 10 tips for coping with 'stress and/or depression'   ... don't ruin your holidays and hurt your health.   The holiday season,  starting in early December continues through New Year's Day, often brings unwelcome guests — stress and depression.      ... and it's no wonder. In an effort to pull off a perfect holiday, you might find yourself facing a dizzying array of demands — … [Read more...]

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