With winter here in full swing, it’s easy to get weighed down by the “winter blues”. But what causes us to feel down in the winter months? What you are calling the “winter blues” may actually be Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or seasonal depression. SAD is most often caused by the change in sunlight with …Continue Reading »
This day in age, it seems that almost everyone uses some form of social media. In fact, more than half of the US population has a Facebook account, with people from every demographic using it. Have you ever wondered what these social networks are doing to your mind? Are they having any effect at all? …Continue Reading »
When it comes to depression, the state of Utah ranks highest in the nation. Since so many Utahns battle with depression, you’d think we would be well informed about the illness but the true facts remain elusive. So many myths and misconceptions still float around about depression, just as with other mental health problems. We’d …Continue Reading »
If you know someone who is struggling with depression, you may not always know the best ways to help and comfort them. We’ve put together a list of 8 things you can do to support your loved one through their depression:
1. Encourage them to get treatment.
Depression is more than just sadness, it is a medical …Continue Reading »