Archive | Depression

ADHD LINKED WITH DEPRESSION

“Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder” (ADHD), a brain disorder that can be diagnosed in children from 3-6 years of age, is characterized by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. The CDC reports that approximately 11% of American children aged 4-17 years live with ADHD, while the Anxiety and Depression […]

Continue Reading

American Unhappiness Index

According to a recent Gallup survey that measured the well-being of people in every state, nearly one in five Americans takes a daily drug to alter mood and help him- or herself relax. This drug use stems from feelings of unhappiness that vary across state lines, with people in some states feeling less happy than […]

Continue Reading

Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

Marie Mortensen, Trauma-Sensitive Yoga facilitator, is now offering services at 6 locations of Plains Area.  Below is an article and a video explaining her services. Your Health Matters: Yoga as Trauma Therapy Specialized yoga used to treat trauma  

Continue Reading

Symptoms of Depression

One of the most important facts that people should know about depression is that it is one of the most common mental disorders in this country. Yet, as widespread as it is, many people still incorrectly categorize it as mere “sadness.” However, symptoms of depression actually reach quite a bit further than feeling sad. Depressed […]

Continue Reading

Mens Way of Dealing

Depression is more common among women than men, but men’s depression is more difficult for the untrained eye to detect. For instance, we might expect symptoms of depression to include lack of motivation, sadness, and fatigue, which is largely true. However, about half of depressed men tend not to display these classic symptoms. Instead, they […]

Continue Reading