Do you have the “baby blues”? Or might it be a more serious problem, postpartum depression? Help is available, even if you can’t get out.
Grief and loss are experienced throughout life. Reactions to losses of many kinds – death of a loved one included – progress through stages. There are some ways to assist that progress, or professional help may be needed.
It’s not a myth that the holidays generate feelings of loneliness and sadness for many people. If your important relationships are intact and doing well, that’s great. But what if they aren’t?
Is drinking a problem in your important relationship? Problem drinking is not necessarily an addiction and not all problem drinkers are alcoholics. Yet their drinking may be a significant factor in a relationship in trouble.
Depression can be sufficiently severe and long standing to be diagnosed as a disorder and to require professional treatment. Left untreated, the symptoms of depression adversely affect a person’s spouse or partner, family, friends, work life, and health.