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Depression Symptom Checker

January 16th, 2013

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Depression? Symptoms of depression vary from person to person.  However, there are some common signs and symptoms that indicate depression.  Use this questionnaire to see if you (or someone you know) may be suffering from depression. Do you have feelings of helplessness and/or hopelessness? You face each day […]

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Physical Activity Can Aid in Treating Depression

January 3rd, 2013

Sticking to those New Year’s Resolutions to be more active, get in shape and lose weight?  Physical activity can not only improve your overall physical health — it can also improve overall mental health. When someone becomes increasingly depressed it is often difficult to understand why they cannot simply “snap out of it” and resume […]

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From the Desk of Anne Constantino

November 21st, 2012

For many of us, the holidays are a time for gratitude and the enjoyment of family.  However, for many people, the holidays can be a sad and stressful time of year.  Feelings around the holidays can be magnified and can range from a few moments of sadness to a deep and persistent depression. Depression affects […]

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Kara’s Story

September 26th, 2012

Kara always prided herself on being a “fixer” so when her uncle was diagnosed with schizophrenia she nominated herself to put together all the broken pieces of his life. She spent countless hours listening to him and eventually allowing her emotions to tie to his. Once she realized she couldn’t “fix” her uncle, she also […]

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