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Thursday, October 11, 2 PM - Free Webinar on Understanding Depression

Oct 9

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Understanding Depression: How to Help Yourself or a Loved One
Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 2–3:30 pm EDT
Speakers: Cheryl Sharp, MSW, ALWF, Special Advisor for Trauma-Informed Services and Bryan Gibb, Director of Public Education — National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare

How can you tell if you or someone you know is simply feeling blue or experiencing depression? How does depression affects a person’s ability to work, to carry out usual daily activities, and to have satisfying personal relationships? Can depression be treated? Where does one turn for help? Invite members of your community to tune into a national webinar to mark Mental Illness Awareness Week (October 7–13). Cheryl Sharp shares the story of her personal struggle with depression and explains what helped and what didn’t in her recovery. Bryan Gibb, lead Mental Health First Aid trainer, sheds light on the common signs, symptoms, and risk factors for depression and other mood disorders and shares an evidence-based action plan for recognizing and helping persons with depression.

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A moderated Facebook chat immediately following the webinar answers your questions about depression. Log in to

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