Women twice as likely as men to have depression

DEFENDER NEWS NETWORK — Often, there’s no clear cause of depression. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, early childhood trauma, genetics, major life changes, medical conditions and substance abuse can all cause or worsen depression. […read more]


It’s time to take Mental Health seriously

[NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER] Though attitudes are changing slowly, many people still don’t like to talk about mental illness. Yet, the National Institute of Mental Health reports that an estimated 26.2 percent of Americans 18 and older (about one in four adults) suffer from some kind Read More