5 Sports You Need to Try to Fight Depression

It's well known that exercise can help with the symptoms of depression but what type of excercise to do?  Here is a list of my five favorite physical … [Read More...]

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Treating Depression Before It Becomes Postpartum

This article originally appeared in the NY Times Shortly after the birth of her daughter, Andrea became severely depressed. She was 17 at the time and she didn’t fully understand what she was going through; she just felt like a failure. “I felt like I didn’t want to be alive,” she recalls. “I felt like […]


Parents Against Depression hopes to educate those about depression

This article first appeared in Herald Mail Media. Parents Against Depression was a project that was born of grief in the spring of 2013. And on Saturday, Sept. 27, Nirmala G. Britti and her husband, Anthony F., of Hagerstown will participate in Walk to Prevent Suicide at City Park, to help spread awareness about depression […]


How to prevent depression risk among teens

  New York: If you wish to shield your kids from depression, driving home the point that personalities can be changed may help, a study suggests. A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teenagers about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms, the findings showed. “We were amazed that a […]

Secretary of State Debra Bowen tells of struggle with depression

This article originally appeared in the LA Times here… Two months before Californians go to the polls to choose a governor, the state’s top elections official tearfully acknowledged Friday that she has been consumed by a “debilitating” depression that has often kept her away from the office. Secretary of State Debra Bowen, who oversees statewide […]

Sleep Therapy to Treat Depression

A new study from Australia has highlighted the benfits of sleep therapy in the treatment of depression.   CBT therapy is used on sufferers of insomnia and it was noticed that when the insomnia was cured this had a knockon effect and reduced the symptoms of depression.