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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 […]

The Prevalence of Depression Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

Reading Time: 3 Minutes Depression is a common complication that occurs after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Studies show that approximately 50% of individuals with a traumatic brain injury will experience depression in the first year, and nearly two-thirds of individuals with a traumatic brain injury will experience depression within seven years after the injury. Depression is a long-term […]

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 […]

Billie Eilish Discusses Her History with Depression and Suicide

Reading Time: 2 Minutes Billie Eilish Discusses Her History with Depression and Suicide the five-time Grammy award winner, became the youngest winner in history at 18 years old. But her journey was not easy. On the way to her big wins, Billie struggled with clinical depression and suicidal ideations and felt utterly alone in the world. “I was so […]

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