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October 5th is National Depression Screening Day

October 5th, 2017

“It is really time to flip the script on mental health in this country. It’s time. It’s time to tell everyone who’s dealing with a mental health issue that they’re not alone, and that getting support and treatment isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength.” – Michelle Obama, Remarks by The First […]

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October 8 is National Depression Screening Day

October 8th, 2015

There is a difference between depression and sadness. There is a difference between a specific event bringing us down temporarily, and an underlying health issue that could cause long-term, severe, symptoms. How do you know if what you or a loved one is feelings is temporary sadness, or true clinical depression? October 8 is National […]

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National Depression Screening Day is October 9th

October 9th, 2014

Held annually during Mental Illness Awareness Week in October, National Depression Screening Day began as an effort to raise awareness and connect people who may be suffering from depression with resources for education and support. Why is it important? Depression can affect almost anyone. All age groups and all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups are […]

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