Depression

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Hotlines and Resources
Willowbrooke at Tanner offers free, confidential mental health screenings for adults, adolescents and children with behavioral, emotional and substance abuse problems, including depression, suicidal thoughts, treatment for alcohol abuse, drug abuse, addiction, bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and schizophrenia.

For more information or to schedule a confidential mental health or substance abuse screening, please call our 24-hour help line at 770-812-9551.

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Mental Health and Substance Abuse Hotlines and Resources
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Facebook Posts May Hint at Depression

MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- People may rely on social media such as Facebook to showcase the highlights of their lives, like vacations. But new research suggests the language they use in posts might also help predict depression.

Using sophisticated software, researchers were able to scan social media posts and detect depression months before it was apparent on clinical screening tests.

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Soldiers' Suicide Attempts Often Come Without Prior Mental Health Diagnosis

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 -- Many U.S. Army soldiers who attempt suicide have no prior diagnosis of a mental health issue, new research shows, and such histories may not be a good predictor of a soldier's suicide risk.

"The study is one of few to be able to examine risk of suicide attempt among those without a past mental health diagnosis," said study lead author Dr. Robert Ursano. He directs the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Md.

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1 in 3 College Freshmen Faces Mental Health Woes

THURSDAY, Sept. 13, 2018 -- More than one in three first-year college students around the world struggle with a mental health disorder, new research suggests.

"The number of students who need treatment for these disorders far exceeds the resources of most counseling centers, resulting in a substantial unmet need," said study author Randy Auerbach, of Columbia University in New York City.

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