Apr 19

How To Support Your Depressed Family Member

By MD for Seniors

It may help your depressed loved one to see their doctor for recovery recommendations.

May is Mental Health Month, a time to focus on the impact that mental health conditions have on millions of people throughout the U.S. Statistics found in 2014 by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration showed that approximately 42.5 million adults across the U.S. experience some form of mental illness, and that around 9.3 million have a serious mental health condition that impacts their daily lives.

Of the 42.5 million people with a mental health condition, around 40 million are depressed, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. If your loved ones are experiencing …read more

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