Understanding Dysthymia

By Laura Greenstein | Jan. 17, 2018

While someone with major depressive disorder will typically “cycle” through episodes of feeling severely depressed and then be symptom-free for periods of time, dysthymia presents with persistent symptoms for years.

5 Sleep Tips that Can Help with Depression

By Sarah Cummings | Jan. 12, 2018

The relationship between sleep and mental illness, specifically depression, is complicated. But everyone experiencing depression should work to improve and regulate their sleep because there are only benefits to be had.

Realistic New Year’s Resolutions: Living with Depression

By Ryann Tanap and Christine Allen | Jan. 10, 2018

Living with mental illness this time of year can be particularly difficult. There’s a lot of pressure to “start over” or “begin again” or revamp how you live your entire life. But this stigmatizing thought process is not only unhelpful, it’s actually harmful to mental health recovery. 

Postpartum Depression: Ways to Cope and Heal

By Kristina Cowan | Jan. 05, 2018

"After the traumatic birth of my first child, I developed postpartum depression. I needed a roadmap. And with the help of other moms, a therapist and research, I pieced one together."

Let’s Talk About Depression

By The Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization | Jan. 03, 2018

Despite depression's prevalence, there is hope: Depression can be prevented and treated. But in order to get people on the path to treatment, we first need to get talking.