July 20, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Council Invites Residents To Participate In Discussion On Impact of COVID-19 and Mental Health

The Montgomery County Council announced in a July 16 press release that all County residents are invited to take part in a virtual conversation: The Impact of COVID-19 On Mental Health. The conference will take place on Monday, July 20, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The conversation will be led by Policy and Strategy […]

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October 23, 2018 | Suzanne Tobin

ABCs of Brain Injury: G Is for Genetic Testing

Depression is a  fairly common occurrence among brain injury survivors. We are survivors because we have the inner strength to overcome many difficulties that life places in our path. Treating this particular type of depression is anything but routine.  There are unseen genetic factors that can affect one’s ability to respond to medication for depression. Four years after my correct […]

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January 4, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Therapist Offers Tips on Dealing with Winter Depression

The lack of sun, shorter days and colder temperatures can affect you both mentally and physically. And before you write it off as the “winter blues,” health experts said it could be Seasonal Affective Disorder, otherwise known as SAD. SAD is a form of depression linked to the changing seasons. “It’s far more common than […]

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May 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bullying and Depression Are Concerns Expressed by Students During Town Hall

“I would like her to be involved in what’s going on to get active with her peers and get involved in what’s going on around the County,” said parent Faith Gill. Like Gill’s daughter, dozens of students from across the county gathered at Veteran’s Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Wednesday evening for a youth town […]

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