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Depression is more common than you think––Solace Counseling

Depression is a serious illness that affects people in many different ways. Unfortunately, those suffering from Depression may not even recognize they have it, as the symptoms and feelings associated with the disease manifest in a multitude of different ways. “I’m working too hard,” “I don’t sleep enough,” “I have no energy,” and finally, “I have no desire to do anything.” These are all common expressions that I hear from people visiting my office, most of whom are unclear as to why they are even seeing me. […]

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The benefits of volunteering

VOLUNTEER. IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH—ESPECIALLY IF YOU’RE A BABY BOOMER

By Barbara Raynor, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
The Corporation for National and Community Service recently released another report concluding that volunteering was good for your health—particularly if you’re 50 years of age or older. This report was one of a growing number of studies that prove there is a clear connection between volunteering and lower mortality rates, lower rates of depression, fewer physical limitations, and higher levels of wellbeing among Adults 50+. […]

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Peak View Behavioral Health on finding support during difficult times – LIVING WELL Magazine

FINDING SUPPORT DURING DIFFICULT TIMES
By Melissa DeSutter, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
The power of a thoughtful conversation can sometimes be life changing. “My daughter was talking with my pharmacist one day, and he suggested I needed to get some help,” said Mary*, a previous client in Peak View Behavioral Health’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). […]

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Dr. Diana Ghelber on Depression – LIVING WELL Magazine

Depression: short facts about a long-term devastating disease
New non-invasive, drug-free treatments for depression are showing promise for working with the areas of the brain that regulate mood
By Dr. Diana Ghelber, LIVING WELL Magazine
As you rush out the door to meet up with the girls, you get a brief text message from Jen saying that she will not be coming. Another headache, again! […]