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  1. Help with Mild to Moderate Depression

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    As a psychologist in an emergency psychiatric unit, I’ve seen thousands of people in depressive crisis. I have developed an approach to help these individuals who struggle with the bitter suffering of dark mood and despair. It teaches what is known about ...

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  2. Depression, Anxiety, Alcohol and Other Drugs

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    Download PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Part of the essence of being human is experiencing moods (e.g., anxious or depressed) and fluctuations in mood over the course of our lifetime. ...

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  3. Dealing with a Depression Diagnosis

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    Being diagnosed with anything can be hard, but a mental health diagnosis can be particularly hard to deal with. You might wonder why this has happened to you and how a diagnosis will affect your life. But no matter what, it’s important to remember that yo ...

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  4. Working with your Doctor for Depression

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    Talking to your health professional about depression is a very important first step. It’s the beginning of your journey to wellness. Once you’ve received a diagnosis, you and your health professional will need to build a treatment plan that works for you. ...

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  5. What is depression?

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      English PDF | More from the Plainer Language Series | More Fact Sheets | Listen on SoundCloud   Depression is a mental illness. It affects the way you feel. The way you feel is called your mood. ...

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  6. Seniors and Depression: The difference between depression and dementia

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    Depression is a mood disorder; dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, can have similar symptoms but they are different illnesses and have different treatment plans. ...

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  7. Seniors and Depression: Suicide information

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Seniors are at greater risk of suicide than are younger people. The British Columbia Crisis Centre indicates that, “Statistics tell us that older adults, particularly older males, have hi ...

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  8. Seniors and Depression: Information for friends and family

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Information to help you recognize the signs and take action Have you noticed that your senior loved one seems unhappy or more anxious, irritable or moody? Maybe ...

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  9. Seniors and Depression Series

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      More Fact Sheets The Seniors and Depression series from the Mood Disorders Association of BC helps older adults and loved ones recognize signs of depression and seek help. Depression is not a normal part of aging, so it’s important to take depression se ...

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  10. Where can I find more information about depression?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental h ...

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