Category: Depression

Botox May Help Depression

August 12th, 2020
  Botox injections may alleviate depression, a new study confirms.   Botox and Depression   Botox is a drug made from a toxin produced by bacterium clostridium botulinum. It works by weakening or paralyzing specific muscles or by blocking certain… more »

The Deaths of Two Celebrities Leave People Wondering, “How Can I Help”?

June 20th, 2018
The death of fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain—are making people question how they can help a friend in crisis. Learn the Signs On June 4, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported that 45,000 people died by suicide… more »

It is not the Older Generation Who Feel Lonely Now

May 9th, 2018
Research conducted by health insurer Cigna and the market research firm Ipsos, found that young people ages 18 to 22 are the most likely to be lonely. Loneliness Study Cigna released results from a national survey exploring the impact of loneliness in… more »

New Depression Screening Recommendations for Adolescents

March 14th, 2018
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued updated guidelines that call for a yearly depression screening for all adolescents. New Guidelines The AAP recommends depression screening for all children between the ages of 12 and 21. The guideli… more »

Is it Typical Teenage Moodiness or Something More?

May 24th, 2017
The new hit show, 13 Reasons Why explores the topic of teenage depression and suicide. It has led schools across the country to send letters home to parents suggesting that students and parents watch and discuss the show together. Parents are asking the… more »