Depression: Help Can Make a Difference is a six-week education program designed to help people who have been diagnosed with depression. A trained facilitator and health care professionals discuss issues that relate to depression. These include information on symptoms, treatment options, coping strategies and community resources.
The aim of Depression: Help Can Make a Difference is to offer assistance as well as encouragement in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. This program does not replace counselling or therapy. Confidentiality and privacy of sharing within the group is strongly promoted.
Symptoms of depression:
- Poor memory or concentration
- Feelings of emptiness
- Cannot enjoy regular hobbies
- Ongoing fatigue / lack of energy
- Unexplained aches and pains
- Sleep disturbances
- Suicidal thoughts or actions
Program Length: 6 weeks, 2 hours per session
Next Start Date:
To register or for more information about this program, please call 506-633-1705.
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