Are You Suffering From The Depression Epidemic? Understanding Why

  When I got into health care several years ago, I thought naively that I don’t want to work in mental health.  By declaring this, I was of the mindset that I would not then have to treat people with depression.  I did not want to feel down and hopeless like they did.  Well guess what?  If you work in health care it is likely up to half the people you are treating are suffering from some degree of depression.  Both children and adult are suffering from depression at an alarming rate.  Why is there an epidemic of depression?    Do you know someone who has depression? Have you or someone… Read More

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How to Overcome Emotional Overeating

How to Overcome Emotional  Overeating  Eating is a part of life and it is an emotional experience.  Always.  There is a crisis in people’s self-image of what they are to look like.  Girls as young as 8 years old have felt the pressure to stay slim and will start dieting.  When they can’t live up to what they see in images on television, magazines and even among their peers they can become frustrated and depressed.  What can result is an eating disorder root deeply in their emotions and feeling of self worth.  Sometimes we think of an eating disorder as only applying to conditions such as anorexia nervosa and binge… Read More

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