Expert tips for recognizing and coping with depression

One common myth about mental health is that everyone is depressed. While everyone goes through times of sadness and grief, these feelings are different from having clinical depression.

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States. It can affect anyone, no matter your age, gender, sexuality or race. And it causes emotional, physical and behavioral symptoms that everyone experiences a little differently.

On this episode of For Health’s Sake, we talk to Heather Erickson, Director of Behavioral Health Services at Amery Hospital & Clinic. She answers common questions about the symptoms of depression, the causes of depression and treatments that can help manage depression.

If you have questions about depression, you won’t want to miss this episode.