Social Support: Getting and Staying Connected - Research has shown that social support wards off the effects of stress on depression, anxiety and other health problems.1 Do you need to be more connected to others? Here are some tips to help you create a plan to make, keep and strengthen connections in your life:
Working Toward Goals - People in recovery offer the following suggestions: >Focus on your strengths. >Focus on solving problems. >Focus on the future instead of reviewing hurts from the past. >Focus on your life instead of your illness.
This depression quiz is actually the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D). The CES-D scale is a questionnaire designed to help identify major or clinical depression. It was first developed in 1977 and revised in 2004. The CES-D scale is one of the more widely used screening test