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Depression Resources

Gin’s Story
When filling time, Gin likes to draw on napkins. Muses and gossips act as her “imaginary friends.” She tells stories through artwork, often about the muses, and compares them to talismans or tarot cards. Charged with meaning and intention. She ca…
Tonya’s Story
When it comes to mental health, not everyone can “fake it till they make it.” This can even be a dangerous sentiment, as it can cause those struggling to believe that, if they slap a smile on their face long enough, they can force the kind of …
Jesse’s Story
“I want to tell my story to help other people. The staff at Jefferson Center is amazing, and they helped me. I spoke to my friend, and she noticed it too, that the edginess is gone. It changed my life.”  – Jesse, a client at Jefferson Cen…
Getting Out of a Funk: How to Help Yourself Through Depression
Everyone has off days when they feel tired, irritable, and sad. It’s normal to feel sadness as a response to challenging life events, loss, or changes, but sometimes these feelings can stick around for a while if left unaddressed and make it diff…
Depression Can Affect Anyone: Here’s How to Help
We all experience sadness or disappointment from time to time, but depression is more than just feeling “blue.” With depression, everyday activities like work, school, and socializing can become more challenging and it can even make people lose i…
When It’s More Than “Just the Blues:” Depression Among Older Adults
As we focus on older adults’ mental health this week, we look at how aging relates to mental illness – how it affects it and how it looks different in older adults. Depression is not a “normal” sign of aging. Although common in older adults, i…
When Spring Doesn’t Bring Sunshine: Supporting a Loved One With Depression or Anxiety
Spring has (sort of) sprung here in Colorado. And although Spring is typically associated with flowers, butterflies, and bunnies, many don’t realize that it is actually a time when depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts are at their highest f…
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