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Depression & Mood

Depression is a mental health condition that can involve persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and apathy. It can affect many aspects of a person's life, including their thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical health. In general, depression can lead to difficulties in functioning at work, school, and in social relationships. It can affect a person's ability to concentrate, make decisions, and perform daily tasks. Depression can also cause changes in sleep patterns, appetite, and energy levels. Emotionally, depression can lead to feelings of worthlessness, guilt, and despair. It can also increase the risk of developing other mental health issues, such as anxiety or substance abuse. In severe cases, depression can even lead to thoughts of self-harm or suicide. Seeking help from a mental health professional is important for proper diagnosis and treatment of depression, as therapies such as counseling and medication can be effective in managing symptoms and improving quality of life.


Free e-books from October Health related to Depression & Mood.

Depression Treatment Resilience

Enlightening the Mind: A Grounded Approach to Tackling Depression for Today's Busy World

This e-book provides a comprehensive understanding of depression, starting with identifying and diagnosing the illness, exploring the mind-body connection, discussing treatment options including medication and psychological therapies, and offering strategies to prevent relapses and build resilience. It emphasizes the importance of support systems, advocacy for mental health, and fostering empathy and awareness towards those struggling with depression.

Upcoming Forests

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10 hours from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Monday by Aneeqa Abrahams
South Africa United States of America
Is it sadness, or am I depressed?
Sadness is part of the human condition, but when does it become a problem? Join the conversation as we discuss the difference between feeling sad and being depressed, and when you might need to get professional assistance. About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and an emerging intersectional feminist...
20 hours from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Monday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa
Open Line with Reo
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for...
1 day from now @ 07:45
Hosted on Tuesday by Marisa44
South Africa United States of America
Breath Awareness with Marisa
Explore the profound impact of breath awareness as a transformative skill, acting as a bridge between our conscious and unconscious minds. This session delves into understanding unconscious patterns and how awareness of them presents an opportunity for personal growth and transformation. About Marisa: Marisa is a curious, voyager on the...
1 day from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
The Mind-Body Connection
Explore the powerful relationship between physical activity and anxiety, uncovering ways in which movement can positively influence mental well-being. Discover effective strategies to leverage the mind-body connection for improved emotional balance and overall wellness. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden treasures....
1 day from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Thriving in the Workplace with Challenges
Learn strategies to navigate workplace challenges and enhance your performance while managing anxiety. Discover practical tools to redefine productivity and create a thriving work environment. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding suicidology...

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