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What Everybody Ought to Know About Mental Health -- Depression

Event Type: Adult
Date: 10/6/2014
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 In 2012 the National Institute of Mental Health calculated that 43.7 million adults aged 18 or older suffered from some mental health issue. Chances are you, or someone you know and love has struggled with mental health problems. In this series of free classes, Licensed Counselor Neil Hetzel will help you understand the basics of these common mental health issues.

This month's topic is depression. Depression is real. Depression is an illness and like the flu, a cold, or heart disease it isnít something you can ďjust snap out ofĒ. Its nature can leave you feeling alone, misunderstood, and hopeless. Worse, because of existing stigmas around mental illness you may even feel weak willed or defective.

Fortunately Depression is one of the most treatable mental illnesses. Recovery is not only possible; itís probable. If you believe that you or someone you love is suffering from depression you may benefit from this free class. In this class Neil will discuss:

Sadness vs. Depression
The Clinical Definition of Depression
What Creates and Perpetuates Depression
Effective Treatment for Depression

Library: Northwest Regional    Branch location
Location: City of Surprise Room
Other Information:
 Co-sponsored by the City of Surprise Community & Recreation Services.
Presenter: Licensed Counselor Neil Hetzel