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. Read More. 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. Read More. 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. Read More. The First Step in Getting Mental Health Care By Ryann Tanap | Jan. 08, 2018 Should we seek mental health care from primary care physicians? Read More. 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." Read More. 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. Read More.