PHQ 9 – Opening Pandora’s Box

PHQ 9 – Opening Pandora’s Box “Here you go Sally, Dr. Whittle would like you to fill out this questionnaire today.” A medical assistant in Dr. Whittle’s office hands Sally a PHQ 9 depression screening. After the Medical Assistant scores the screening it shows that...

Depression and Heart Risk

Mental Health Resources Tools For Healthcare For Education For Individuals Depression and Heart Risk Heart disease is the number 1 killer of Americans and depression is a factor. When you are depressed it affects your heart.  Read more about it…   Take a Free...

Depression is Painful

Mental Health Resources Tools For Healthcare For Education For Individuals Depression is Painful One common symptom of depression is pain.  Depression can trigger the parts of the brain that relate to pain and can affect the way your body senses pain. Read more about...

Anxiety and Excessive Worry

Mental Health Resources Tools For Healthcare For Education For Individuals Anxiety and Excessive Worry General Anxiety Disorder is more than just worrying about everyday life. It is much more extreme worry even when there is little or nothing to worry about. Read more...

Depression Can be Contagious

Mental Health Resources Tools For Healthcare For Education For Individuals Depression Can be Contagious Depression can be contagious, but not in the same way as the common cold.  Our immunity to depression depends on our genetics, and our individual coping mechanisms...