While mental health conditions such as depression are common, they are treatable and individuals can go on to recover and lead full and productive lives. Symptoms of Clinical Depression Persistent sad, anxious or “empty” mood Sleeping too much or too little, middle of the night or early morning waking Reduced appetite and weight loss, or…

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October was first declared as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month in 2011. Since then, October has been a time to highlight the vital role of substance abuse prevention in both individual and community health, to remember those who have lost their lives to substance abuse, to acknowledge those in recovery, as well as children, parents,…

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Read original article from the CDC HERE The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been associated with mental health challenges related to the morbidity and mortality caused by the disease and to mitigation activities, including the impact of physical distancing and stay-at-home orders.* Symptoms of anxiety disorder and depressive disorder increased considerably in the United…

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CenterPointe Hospital, St. Charles, is pleased to announce that our Silver Lining Inpatient Senior Adult Program has resumed services. Under the leadership of Javed Qasim, MD, Medical Director, Silver Lining inpatient program provides evaluation and stabilization for seniors affected by behavioral health issues including: Severe Depression Severe Anxiety Unresolved Grief & Loss Mood Disorders Dementia…

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