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The Connection Between Bad Habits and Depression: Is Your Lifestyle Triggering Your Depression?

Reading Time: 4 Minutes October is Depression Awareness Month. One of the goals of bringing awareness to depression is to help increase the general population’s knowledge and understanding of depression and other mental health conditions that co-occur with depression. During the month, different organizations host live and online events, use social media tags, and promote awareness.  Our daily habits […]

Early Warning Signs of Depression

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Major depressive disorder is a mental health disorder listed under the category of mood disorders. Symptoms range from sadness, changes in sleep and appetite, and low energy to problems with concentration, feelings of guilt, and suicidal ideations. Before these symptoms develop and interfere with daily living, there are warning signs that may be present. Alcohol […]

When Anxiety Turns to Depression?

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Anxiety and depression are separate mental health disorders but are intimately connected. Having an anxiety disorder is the strongest predictor that an individual will develop depression. Nearly one-half of individuals who have been diagnosed with depression will also experience a co-occurring anxiety disorder as both of these disorders have similar triggers and underlying causes. Some […]

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