It’s all in your head. Only women get depressed. If you have depression, you’re stuck with it for life.
Do any of these statements sound familiar? For all the misconceptions about clinical depression, it seems that there’s a depression myth for every truth — and this makes it difficult to get a real sense of the illness and its capacity to be treated.
Perhaps part of the problem stems from our vocabulary for moods and mental illness: We use “depression” to describe so many ranges of...Read more
This week of May 2-8, has been designated by The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health as National Children’s... Read more »
“Will I be sick like you momma?” asked my four-year-old son this morning. I wanted to cry, but I held my tears back as I answered,... Read more »
While I won't go so far as to say that my college years were the best of my life, it's a period I remember fondly. Except for the two dark holes of... Read more »
As I posted in my last blog, I believe that online support groups can be a real boon to someone with depression who is seeking peer support. They, by... Read more »