Isolation and Depression around the Holidays

Depression and isolation is common during the holidays. Grief, loss, divorce, financial problems, and fear of change are some common factors that contribute to depression around the holidays. It is also common in senior citizens and those living alone. Improve your mood by practicing self-care during the holidays, eating a healthy diet, and maintain a regular sleep and exercise pattern. Seeking help is also a great step in conquering depression. You can visit the Diana Baldwin Mental Health Clinic at 1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 605, or visit their website to call and schedule an appointment with a health care provider. There are also a number of free, national hotlines available 24/7 for anyone who needs help managing their depression. 

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