1-800-826-3632 www.dbsalliance.org The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) is the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions. The organization has several resources available including local chapters who provide support groups, information for consumers, wellness tools and more.
Hazel ends up going to Support Group because her mother believes she is depressed. She also compares depression to cancer, like this does, except she instead states that they are both side effects of dying. "Depression is not a side effect of cancer. Depression is a side effect of dying." (1.3)
This handout could be useful for working with families/friends of the individual you are working with. So often people want to be supportive, but are not quite sure how. Support Looks Like... handout from rectherapyideas.blogspot.com
SO, there are a bunch of articles out there on postpartum anxiety and depression.All of this is serious, and often painful. With any symptoms of anxiety or depression, please be sure to talk to your support group (family, friends, medical staff) and see how you can set up coping methods and strategies to help guide you through this tough transition.But when does it cross the line and when do you need to seek professional help immediately? If any of these ring true, please contact ...