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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.

By Therese Borchard

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness in College

Mental illness affects all people, from all backgrounds. It's time we fought fear with facts.

By Peter Chlebogiannis

Depression: Why Taking Medication Isn’t a Cop Out

Rachel Star Withers presents a convincing case on why taking antidepressants is not a sign a weakness, but rather strength.

By Rachel Star Withers

Small Trauma: How to Recognize and Deal With It

Trauma doesn’t always involve violence, death, or something big. Sometimes a stressful event is enough to trigger a depressive episode. Understand small trauma and how to get help.

By Mike Veny

Who Do You Talk To About Depression and When?

How much information do you divulge about your depression? Patient advocate Mike Veny provides the who, what, why, and when of sharing.

By Mike Veny

Tips for Reaching Out to an Estranged Family Member During the Holidays

Is it possible to reconnect with an estranged family member? Patient advocate Mike Veny offers five tips to decide and instructions on how best to do it.

By Mike Veny

10 FAQs About the Meaning and Course of Depression

For a condition as common as depression, it is remarkable how many misconceptions and myths still attach to the term itself. Here are some answers to commonly asked questions.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Abstinence from Moderate Drinking Can Lead to Depression

A study shows that when mice stop drinking moderate levels of alcohol they can become depressed around two weeks later. Here's more information about the association between moderate drinking and depression.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

10 Ways Depression Changes You

Depression isn’t just an emotional state. It can alter your personality and behavior. Here are some ways it impacts your life.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Apathy, Anhedonia, and Depression - Sorting It All Out

How do apathy and anhedonia relate to depression? Here's some information about these neurological states.

By John McManamy