We all feel sad from time to time, but intense sadness that lasts for days to we could be something more. Depression is the most common mood disorder characterized by feelings of sorrow, helplessness, and hopelessness.
People experience depression in different ways...
In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.
Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in our world today. Causes of depression vary. Medical conditions, recent childbirth, traumatic events, ongoing stress, and a history of childhood anxiety are all factors in diagnosing someone with depression. So what are the symptoms of depression? Psychological symptoms like sadness, guilt and mood swings are some red flags.
Personal strength is a very tricky thing. We all handle adversity in our lives in different ways. Finding that strength to tackle what is thrown our way is not always easy. For some, it seems impossible.