Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Depression vs. The Blues

Are You Depressed Or Just Blue? 1 in 13 Americans suffer from some type of depression at some point between 2009 and 2012, yet only 35% of people with severe depression and 20% of those with moderate depression said they had sought help from a mental health professional, according to a new report from the…

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Teen Depression: the Current Scenario

You would think that teenagers have nothing to get depressed about – they are young, healthy, and they have everything to look forward to – but you could not be more wrong. Teen depression is probably the most prevalent mental health disorder in the world, and it is on a rise. More than 20 percent…

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Divorce: Collaborative Divorce vs Court Venue

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There are two commonly used forums for divorce:  collaborative law, and civil law. Collaborative law allows each party to hire a lawyer and meet peacefully with the other party to make decisions about joint assets, while the other turns all decision making over to the court.  A simple comparison of the two models should make…

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Journey Into Recovery – Segment Two: Getting Professional Help

Getting Professional Help on Your Journey to Recovery In my first segment of “Your Journey Into Recovery”, I provided a brief description of the addictive process and encouraged you to remain steadfast in your recovery efforts. It takes a great deal of courage to admit that your life is out of control because of an…

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Teens and Tweens: The Pressures of Our Teens Today

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The teenage years are anything but simple. Not only do today’s teens or tweens need to forge their identity as a young adult, they need to cope with a social structure that is being made ever more complex by technology and new expectations. School assignments are getting more demanding for teens today. The looming focus…

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