The story of a man whose life took a dark turn when he learned he had Stage IV colorectal cancer. Because of the love and support of his family he was able to pull himself out of that dark place. The key was realizing that he couldn’t do it alone. Now he is providing support to other
After nearly three decades of being in and out of hospitals, on medications, and unable to work, Suzie Milkowich has a new lease on life. She shares the story of her ride on the roller coaster and how she was finally able to step off.
A poem called “The Crabby Old Man” has made the rounds for years. It turns out the story behind the poem is not accurate, but it still contains a useful message. He may seem crabby, but the man is simply feeling lonely, isolated, invisible, and depressed.
During a serious episode of depression that landed him in the hospital two years ago, Jack found out just how important friends can be. Good medicine and good friends made all the difference. We talk about that and a lot more in Conversations About Aging, a Catching Health podcast.
Feeling low? I think we all do from time to time. Research shows that exercise may help — whether you’re doing aerobic or resistance training.
In this Catching Health podcast, Jane Tholen talks about how antidepressants impacted her life, how she got off them, and what her life is like today.
Martin Baker, from England, and Fran Houston, from Maine, talk about their new book High Tide, Low Tide: A Caring Friend’s Guide to Bipolar Disorder.
A new study says birth control may cause depression. Many women say, ok, we already knew that. Read what’s important about the study.
Adaptive sports give new life to many people with a variety of disabilities. That includes wheelchair tennis, a program offered by Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation.
Guest post by Kath Bartlett, LAc, licensed acupuncturist and Board Certified in Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM Everyone wants to be happy and avoid suffering and pain. Our body’s nervous system hardwires us to pursue this attainment. So when anxiety, depression, stress or insomnia affect us, we understandably seek relief from our afflictions. Western medicine offers drug […]