Therese Borchard

Senior Editor

Therese Borchard is a Senior Editor of HealthCentral, covering Mental Health & Wellness, Brain & Nerve Health, and Skin Health. She has written for a variety of websites, including CNN, The Huffington Post, Everyday Health, and Psych Central, and is the author of Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes and The Pocket Therapist. Founder of the online depression communities Project Hope & Beyond and Group Beyond Blue, Therese advocates on behalf of those who live with depression and other mood disorders.

Conditions Covered:Mental Health, Brain & Nerve Health, Skin Health

Latest by Therese Borchard

10 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

We know the stereotypes of bipolar disorder. But are they accurate? Therese Borchard highlights 10 common red flags of bipolar disorder, including realistic examples.

10 Signs It's Time to Get Help for Depression

What’s the difference between passing sadness and clinical depression? Here are 10 red flags or symptoms of major depressive disorder that signal when to get help.

9 Essential Coping Strategies for Bipolar Disorder

Don’t let your bipolar disorder run the show. Here are nine essential strategies that will allow you to live your full life despite your mood disorder.

9 Ways to Manage Stress After a Natural Disaster

Up to 40 percent of victims of natural disasters develop PTSD. Learn practical ways to manage your stress when nature’s wrath comes, such as establishing a routine and self-care.

Suicide: What We Can Do Together to Save Lives

Suicide is a social problem that requires a community response. A woman whose life was saved by the intervention of others urges society to action.

What Do You Do If a Loved One Is Depressed?

What do you say? What don’t you say? Reaching out to a loved one with depression takes thought and deliberation. Here is a helpful guide.

Depression and Anxiety: Feel Like You're Falling Apart?

Read tips on how to keep it together when your world feels like it's crumbling. From self-care to better boundaries, you can build resiliency.

9 Tips to Prevent Mania

Mania can feel euphoric, but the crash afterward is devastating. So how do you prevent it from happening? Here are some ways to protect yourself from mania.

10 Celebrities Who Have Battled Depression and Made It Through to the Other Side

We rarely hear about success stories of celebrities living with depression. Here are 10 luminaries that serve as inspiration on how to persist through darkness.

Negative Social Media Experiences Raise Depression Risk in Young People

A new study published in the journal Depression and Anxiety found that negative experiences of social media among teenagers and young adults are associated with increased depressive symptoms.