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Depression

Expert advice and research trends on depression, including symptoms and diagnosis, getting the right care, and strategies for loved ones on how to help. Patient experts inspire with their testimonials of managing depression.

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Relationships

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.

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Work

Tips for Working From Home With Depression

One of the most common symptoms of depression? Fatigue and lack of motivation. Couple this with a remote work position, and it can be a recipe for disaster. Here’s how to get through it.

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Treatment

It's Ok to Cry: How to Adjust to SPMS

Learning you have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis can take a serious emotional toll. We asked a psychologist to share his best advice for how to get through.

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Living With

On Processing Life's Difficult Emotions: Breaking Free From Anger, Grief, and Fear

Anger, grief, and fear are some of life's difficult emotions. The secret to freeing yourself from their hold? Recognizing them and taking ownership of them, says mental health advocate Mike Veny.

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Doctor & Patient

How to Break Up With Your Therapist

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially with a therapist. Lara DeSanto offers cogent advice supported by interviews with two mental health experts.

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Living With

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.

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Living With

5 Mental Health Books That Have Shaped My Recovery

Take it from Dr. Seuss, "The more you read, the more things you will know." That's especially true about mental health. Here are five books to start with.

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How-Tos

6 Ways to Become a Mental Health Advocate

Becoming a voice for others can be a powerful healing strategy in recovery from depression or another mood disorder. Here are six ways to do just that.

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Treatment

3 Supplements That Help Mental Health

The largest review of studies so far has found solid proof that some supplements can give traditional treatments a boost.

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Living With

Minding Your Skin

The connection between psoriasis and depression is clear. Finding the right treatment can help you heal inside and out.

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Myths

The Truth About Living with Mental Illness

HealthCentral reveals the truth about living with five common conditions: anxiety, depression, bipolar, OCD, and schizophrenia.

Meet the Experts

Therese Borchard
Contributing Editor

Therese Borchard is Contributing Editor at Health Central, where she covers Mental Health & Wellness among other topics. She has written for a variety of websites, is the author of several books, and is a passionate mental health advocate.

Mike Veny
Patient Expert

Mike Veny is one of world’s leading mental health speakers and a high-energy corporate drumming event facilitator.

Isaiah B. Pickens, Ph.D.
Health Professional

Dr. Isaiah uses the science of psychology to help you become a better version of your most authentic self by making mental wellness education fun.