depression

Depression in Teens: What to Watch For

By Morningside Recovery

The teenage mind can be a hard thing to figure out—even teens themselves may not always understand why they react the way they do. Between out-of-control hormones and a brain that's still forming its emotional circuitry, life's highs can seem especially exciting and its lows can seem downright dismal. » Read more

Depression in Teens: How to help your teen

By Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

I have a friend whose seventeen-year-old son is really struggling right now.  He’s smart, talented, handsome, spiritually minded—and hurting.  When his mom asked me about his situation, she spent a lot of our time talking about her own feelings.  It’s incredibly difficult to see our kids in pain and not know how to help them. » Read more

Never Lose Hope in Dealing With Your Fears and Depression

By Stanley Popovich

When your fears and depression have the best of you, it is easy to feel that things will not get any better. This is not true. There is much help available in today’s society and the best way to deal with your fears is to find effective ways to overcome them. As a result, here are some techniques a person can use to help manage their fears and anxieties. » Read more

Depression: How to Help Those Who are Suffering

By Michele Howe

"Experts consult; then move on. Friends and family keep at it." Edward T. Welch in Depression: A Stubborn Darkness » Read more

A Review of Techniques in Managing Your Depression

By Stanley Popovich

Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can get best of them. As a result, here is a short list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their depression. » Read more

Postpartum Depression

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Sleep Solution

QUESTION: I know that it’s normal to have the “baby blues” right after you have a baby, but my son is six weeks old. I thought everything would be wonderful by now and I would be so in love with my baby. I thought mothering would come easily. It’s not that way at all! » Read more

School Counseling: When to Seek Help for Your Child

A child who is depressed, angry, fidgety, or has unidentified learning problems may have trouble succeeding in school. Sometimes those issues are temporary and can be solved within the family. But when a child has more severe or chronic issues, it may be necessary to work with a counselor. The question is, when do you seek help? » Read more