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Culture surely a factor in higher suicide rates

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The suicide of Robin Williams hit us in our national solar plexus. Unexpected and utterly bewildering to legions of fans of all age groups, political persuasions, and economic and educational levels, his untimely death stopped us cold, needing a seco…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Feeling blue today? Formula suggests you’re not the only one

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – If you think this is absolutely the worst day you’ll have this year, you could be right.

Today is, by the reckoning of modern-day pseudoscience, The Most Depressing Day of The Year.

Christmas bills are arriving.

Holiday fun is in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Feeling blue today? Formula suggests you’re not the only one

January 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – If you think this is absolutely the worst day you’ll have this year, you could be right.

Today is, by the reckoning of modern-day pseudoscience, The Most Depressing Day of The Year.

Christmas bills are arriving.

Holiday fun is in…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Breaking the silence around treatment of depression

September 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In 2004, 21-year-old Zachary Schmidkunz of Minot was convicted of the shooting death of his friend, Alexis Walter, 19, despite his contention that the shooting had been linked to the drug he was taking to treat his depression. Continue Reading

Road to redemption: Understanding mental health, and seeking help, brings sense of normalcy

July 30, 2012 in DL-Online

One never experienced severe depression until it took over her life. Continue Reading

Many struggle to claim lives in face of depression, anxiety

June 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Brittany Hoffman knows the struggles of living with mental illness first hand.She has been dealing with depression and anxiety since she was a pre-teen. But she also knows what it’s like to watch a family member struggle with a mental health disorder. Continue Reading

Winter brings gloomy outlook for SAD sufferers

November 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Angela Greenwalt blames Duluth.
“They should give out Prozac at the borders of Duluth,” the Harbor Highlands resident said.
It’s worse in Barnum, Bobbie Mistretta said.
“We live in what they call a moraine,” the retiree said. “We get even less sun than in Duluth.” Continue Reading

Battling a crippling ‘SAD’ness

November 19, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

DULUTH, Minn. Angela Greenwalt blames Duluth, Minn. “They should give out Prozac at the borders of Duluth,” the Harbor Highlands resident said.
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Woman, before dying on Twin Cities’ I-394, reportedly full of fear

September 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Several weeks before she was fatally shot by a Golden Valley, Minn., police officer, Katherine Gordon — a divorced grandmother from California reportedly suffering from depression — told police in Edina, Minn., that the devil was talking to her and that she needed to be locked up to prevent her from harming herself or others. Continue Reading

Groups join to sponsor community suicide prevention event

September 11, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Corinne Chilstrom, whose teen-age son died by suicide, will tell her family’s story as the keynote speaker at the Depression and Suicide Prevention and Information Awareness event from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, in Fergus Falls. Continue Reading