New workshop coming to the University of Michigan Depression Center April 4-5, 2016: Functional Remediation for Bipolar Disorder

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University of Colorado Denver Job Opening – Deputy Director

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER Job Description Helen and Arthur E Johnson Depression Center Deputy Director University of Colorado Depression Center The Deputy Director oversees all external operations, community programs and communications activities for the University of Colorado Depression Center (DC), supporting the Executive Director (ED) and providing high-level support for …

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Honor Depression Awareness Month with the First Annual Defeat Depression Dash!

October is Depression Awareness Month. One in five Americans has first hand experience with a mood disorder like depression and bipolar illness, yet nearly a quarter of Americans still incorrectly consider depression a sign of weakness. Those who suffer from depression are not weak or broken, and they are not …

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LPGA Volvik Championship To Debut on 2016 LPGA Tour Schedule

LPGA Volvik Championship To Debut on 2016 LPGA Tour Schedule Inaugural event set to take place at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. OCTOBER 7, 2015 – The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) today announced a new event for the 2016 season – the LPGA …

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UC San Diego Health Joins Leading National Network Targeting Depressive Illnesses

UC San Diego Health has been designated a member of the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC), a consortium of leading academic medical centers working to accelerate research, education and improved treatment options for people with depressive and bipolar illnesses. UC San Diego joins 22 other institutions in the nationwide …

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NNDC Executive Committee Member, Dr. Michael Thase Weighs in on the Status of Antidepressants

Ketamine and More: What’s the Status of Antidepressants? Published Online: September 11, 2015 Published By: Mary K. Caffrey Well-known antidepressants take a long time to work and aren’t effective for many patients—and it’s too early to tell whether new market entrants or promising research on ketamine will fill the void. …

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A new factor in depression? A Brain Protein Discovery at the University of Michigan Medical School Could Lead to Better Treatments

Study in humans & rats shows more physical changes in depressed brains ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Low. Down. Less than normal. That’s what the word depression means, and what people with depression often feel like. But sometimes, depression can mean too much of something – as new research shows. The discovery, …

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SAMHSA Releases “A Journey Towards Health & Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt”

This booklet is a guide to help you take the first steps toward recovery after your suicide attempt. The tools and stories it contains come from the experiences of others, some named, some anonymous, who have survived a suicide attempt. It is our hope that their experiences can help you …

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REGISTER NOW for the First Annual Defeat Depression Dash!!

A 5K Course Like No Other The Defeat Depression Dash will start on the scenic grounds of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center, part of the University of Michigan East Medical Complex. From there, this certified 5K course will wind through the panoramic campus of Domino’s Farms, including an …

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Ask the Doctor: Dealing with Bipolar Relapse with NNDC Board Member, Dr. Melvin McInnis

Ask the doctor: Dealing with Relapse By Melvin G. McInnis, MD It’s so frustrating when you’ve been doing so well for so long, and then out of nowhere you experience a relapse. The disappointment is profound and the setback painful. A relapse of bipolar disorder should be approached with as …

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