depression

Preventing Suicide

Sep 19, 2018 Comments Off on Preventing Suicide
May 22 @ 3:23 am

No one wants to think that the pain and sadness of a loved one is enough to cause suicidal feelings – but the reality is, suicide is one of the leading causes of death – and is on the rise in the US. Knowing the signs, whether you see them…

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Dear Nurse Wanda: A Pocket Full of Change

Oct 10, 2017 Comments Off on Dear Nurse Wanda: A Pocket Full of Change
May 22 @ 3:23 am

Charleston Cares Guest Blogger, Wanda Lefler, RN, is the Nurse Manager at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Each month, she will offer her insight into patient care, health management – and the art of listening. If you have a medical question for Nurse Wanda, please e-mail your questions to nursemanager.bifmc@gmail.com. Dear Nurse Wanda: I…

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Holiday Depression: 5 Tips to Cope

Nov 27, 2016 Comments Off on Holiday Depression: 5 Tips to Cope
May 22 @ 3:23 am

Does the holiday season fill you with cheer and excitement for the upcoming year? Odds are, no – not at all. According to the American Psychological Association, half of all people experience sadness or irritability during the holidays, while up to two-thirds of us acknowledge feeling stress and fatigue. There…

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