Mental health experts often refer to depression as “the common cold of the mind.”
At some point in life nearly everyone suffers some form of depression–ranging from just “feeling a little blue,” all the way to clinical depression resulting in psychological problems. Dr. Shelia Roberts, a practicing psychiatrist in Louisville, KY, told me that more than 75% of her patients are dealing with depression.
Since the tragic death of Robin Williams, there has been a greater national awareness and dialog regarding depression. So, yesterday we began a series on this vital topic. Continue reading