Simple steps may reduce depression triggers during the holidays

SAN DIEGO – It is no secret that the holiday season can be a stressful time. With family gatherings, office parties, gift exchanges and other demands on time and attention, the final month of the year can be a trying time for even the most optimistic and enthusiastic people. For individuals who suffer from or […]

St. John’s University offers free workshop Aug. 19 ‘Be Free from Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks’

St. John’s University offers free workshop Aug. 19 ‘Be Free from Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks’

TEMECULA – St. John’s University will offer a free workshop, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2p.m. to 4 p.m., entitled “Be Free from Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks.” St. John’s University is located at 40945 County Center Drive, Suite H, in Temecula across from the Grace Mellman Community Library. For people not directly experiencing one of these […]

Don’t Let Depression Sneak Up On You

Depression is a serious health issue, yet often its warning signs are ignored. Not acknowledging the symptoms of depression not only means the person’s day-to-day life is being affected in many negative ways, but it can also have a significant impact on physical health issues, including cancer and diabetes. Today, we know that depression is […]

Depression affects many

Depression affects many

Everybody feels sad once in a while. Depression, on the other hand, is a complex state characterized by profound sadness, sluggishness, feelings of worthlessness and a loss of interest in social activities. There are 15 million people in the U.S. diagnosed with clinical depression annually. Feeling down sometimes is a normal part of life. But […]

Don’t let the holidays get you down

While the holiday weeks from Thanksgiving thru New Years are a period of enthusiasm and joy most of the time, it can also be a period when it’s easy to become frustrated, stressed, overtired and depressed. Thanks to all the media focus on the holidays, we often create expectations and obligations for ourselves that simply […]

St. John’s University offers free workshop ‘Be Free from Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks’

TEMECULA – St. John’s University will offer the third in a series of free community workshops, “Be Free from Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks.” If we are not directly experiencing one of these debilitating problems, we probably know someone who is. The workshop will be offered Saturday, July 23, at St. John’s University, located at […]

Eight warning signs of depression

SAN DIEGO – Everyone has ups and downs. Feeling sad or having “the blues” from time to time is normal. However, if those feelings won’t go away, they could be a sign of depression. “Feeling sad and down are normal reactions to everyday struggles and disappointments,” said Alfredo Aguirre, director for Behavioral Health Services for […]