Depression & Suicide

Supporting Another Person

Posted on 01/11/2019 in Anxiety & Depression, Blog, Depression & Suicide, Students, Trauma Care

Sometimes we get worried about the mental and emotional health of a loved one, friend or acquaintance. Perhaps a friend has confided in you that they are feeling sad and filled with despair. Maybe you’ve noticed a classmate struggling with stress – they’re not sleeping, they’re on edge and feel tremendous pressure to perform well. Or maybe you know of a friend who is what you suspect is an abusive relationship. You’d like to help – but you’re not sure how. It’s okay to feel awkward or apprehensive about doing so but it’s important to say something to the person… Read More Here!


The Psychology of Grief

Posted on 05/05/2015 in Blog, Depression & Suicide, Grief, Grief & Loss Care

By Alisha Sabourin Have you or anyone you know ever experienced the loss of a pet, moved, experienced a romantic break-up, started school, graduated, lost a job, had changes to your health, retired, had any positive or negative financial changes, experienced empty nest, got married, got divorce, lost trust, experienced the loss of childhood, lost faith, and have any unmet hopes, dreams, and expectations? These are examples of over forty normal and natural losses that people can experience during a lifetime that cause them to have broken hearts. Grief is the normal and natural reaction to loss of any kind.… Read More Here!


Omega-3 and Mood Disorders

Posted on 23/04/2014 in Blog, Depression & Suicide

When shopping at my local grocery store this week I took a moment to look around and I noticed a variable mixing of different health benefits plastered across every carton and container. Some are ‘heart wise’, others ‘fortified’ with vitamins, or ‘no sugar added’ and so on. One common additive I’ve noted lately has been ‘omega-3’. It’s included in everything from eggs to fruit juices and even yogurt. Yet, have you ever taken a moment to ask why? Why is it so important that my eggs include omega-3? Let’s take a historical perspective. Back in the days of hunters and… Read More Here!


Depression Counselling in Calgary

Posted on 21/11/2011 in Blog, Depression, Depression & Suicide

Depression is a serious mental disorder that affects millions of people and rarely vanishes on its own; often times the best way to deal with depression is to seek the assistance of counselling. Treatments Available in Calgary Due to neurotransmitter imbalances as well as complex psychological issues, depression treatment usually implements a combination of medication and cognitive behavioural therapy techniques. Once an antidepressant begins to regulate levels of serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine, patients usually begin to feel less depressed and a certified depression counsellor in Calgary can begin treating a patient by discussing how to successfully deal with depression and… Read More Here!


Red Deer Depression Counselling – Common symptoms of depression

Posted on 21/11/2011 in Blog, Depression & Suicide

If you think you are suffering from depression symptoms, depression counselors in Red Deer with Insight Psychological can help you by providing professional therapists who are adept at recognizing and treating symptoms. Common symptoms of depression may include the following: intense feelings of sadness and hopelessness extreme fatigue changes in appetite inability to participate in daily activities vague aches and pains headaches memory problems and crying for no reason. A diagnosis of clinical depression is made by a depression counselor when someone has suffered from these kinds of symptoms for longer than two weeks. While symptoms of depression may differ… Read More Here!