Though Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a very real and debilitating form of mental illness, its important to remember that depression is not simply consigned to specific times of the year. By implication this means that, though depression can strike at the heart of summer, we also do not need to ‘resign’ ourselves to feeling bad during the winter months. This blog gives some helpful coping strategies, no matter the date nor the weather. Read them here.
From The Guardian, Mark Rice-Oxley, author of the new memoir, “A Memoir of Depression and Recovery,” says that while antidepressants have saved many lives, they’re not a cure-all. Here, he gives a short list of some ideas of what might really help. Read his article.