January 24-“Most Depressed Day of the Year” Therese Borchard Explains WHY


January 24-“Most Depressed Day of the Year” Therese Borchard explains WHY – Author & Popular Beliefnet Blogger Therese Borchard Explains Why Jan. 24 is the Most Depressed Day of the Year and What We Can Do About It For those who suffer from depression and anxiety, this time of year can often bring with it intensified feelings of sadness and despair. Be it the holidays, post-holidays, winter depression, economic times – all of us likely know someone who suffers from some form of depression. Therese Borchard is a successful author, syndicated columnist and married mother of two. She’s a popular blogger whose Beyond Blue is one of the highest-trafficked blogs on Beliefnet.com, averaging 750000 page views a month. She’s also manic depressive…. In her new book Beyond Blue: Surviving Depression and Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes (pub date: Jan. 6, 2010) , Borchard offers invaluable practical advice, support, encouragement, and humor to those living with severe mood disorders and to those with fleeting anxiety or sadness. She knows more than most people about depression, bipolar disorder, OCD, anxiety, addiction, and other illnesses from her personal experience as well as her extensive research. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that about one in four American adults suffers from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. Borchard wants to help end the stigma around mental illness, and reassure those struggling with it that they are not alone. In Beyond Blue, a combination memoir/survival guide, she emphasizes three


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Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging local people with depression to seek the help they need. The message comes as part of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, 2012, which this year focuses on 'Depression: A Global Crisis'.
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The concern focused on a “rigged” online test for depression that was created so that even if the user answered “no” to all of the 10 questions (which are all framed so that the “yes” answer indicates depressed behavior) the test's response would …
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