podcast_olivia_ellenTalking to Your Teen About Depression
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Talking to teens about their mental health can be complicated.  Listen to this mother and daughter discuss their path toward better communication.

Photo: (Top) Ellen, (Bottom) Olivia

gail_Hunt_and_jane_richardson_podcastMonitoring Depression: Track Your Way to Wellness.
Listen Now >>  [Duration - 16:24 minutes]

Find out how you can get better faster by working with your family to track your depression treatment.

Use the Depression Wellness Analyzer to Track Your Treatment

Photo: (Top) Traci, (Bottom) Nate Rickles

Robert_antonioni_and_carol_glod_podcastphotoSigns of Depressive Disorders
Listen Now >> [Duration - 20 minutes]

Learn what depression and bipolar disorder look like and what family and friends really notice.

Photo: (Top) MA Senator Robert Antonioni, (Bottom) Carol Glod, PhD

terry_wise_and-Matt_matt_pocastDiagnosis and Treatment
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[Duration - 18 minutes]

Find out what you can do to make sure your loved one gets the proper diagnosis and treatment and how your help is essential.

Photo: (Top) Terry Wise, (Bottom) Matt Ruble, MD

renee_rosolino_and_raymund_dePaulo_podcastHelping a Family Member Receive Treatment
Listen Now >> [Duration - 19 minutes]

Which are the best ways to help someone realize they may have a depressive disorder and get help? What do you do when they refuse to see someone?

Photo: (Top) Renee Rosolino, (Bottom) Raymond DePaulo, MD

rebecca_riccio_and_suzanne_mintz_podcastCaregiver Burnout
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You provide essential support and take on the difficulty of additional responsibilities when helping someone with a depressive disorder. Learn how you can avoid burning out.

Photo: (Top) Rebecca Riccio, (Bottom) Suzanne Mintz

trina_mallett_and_laura_rosen_podcastFamily Communication
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[Duration - 14 minutes]

What type of support can family and friends actually provide to someone with a depressive disorder? How can family work together and avoid conflict?

Photo: (Top) Trina Mallett, (Bottom) Laura Rosen, PhD

nancy_Sharby_and_richard_Frank_PodcastHow to Find and Pay for Treatment
Listen Now >> [Duration - 22 minutes]

There is a shortage of clinicians and many barriers to the health care system. Learn what the situation is and how you can best get the treatment you need.

Photo: (Top) Nancy Sharby, (Bottom) Richard G. Frank, PhD

Eric_youngstrom_and_mary_margaret_dick_podcastFamily History
Listen Now >> [Duration - 21 minutes]

Learn how family history helps families to work better with clinicians to determine diagnosis, treatment, and speed recovery.

Photo: (Top) Eric Youngstrom, PhD, (Bottom) Mary Margaret Dick

gail_Hunt_and_jane_richardson_podcastCaring for a Depressed Elderly Parent
Listen Now >>  [Duration - 17 minutes]

Depression rates are high among the elderly and caring for an depressed elderly parent takes a toll on the family. Learn how it affects you and how to ease the burden of caregiving.

Read tips on helping a depressed elder.

Photo: (Top) Jane Richardson, (Bottom) Gail Hunt


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