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31 Tips to Make Life Easier When You Are Feeling Depressed

Whether you’re dealing with depression and want to supplement your chosen treatment methods with self-care, or are just in a serious funk, here are some tips for making life feel a little more manageable.

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No Time for Mindfulness? Think Again.

Turn your morning java into a coffee mindful break and start your day off right.

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What is EMDR?

EMDR is a type of therapy to help resolve intense emotions and trauma. Learn more about it here or contact me.

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Thinking about a Postpartum Plan

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 11 to 20% of women who give birth each year have postpartum depression symptoms. I specialize in Perinatal Mood Disorders and can help you work through this major life transition.

 

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Suicide Prevention Services

1-800-273-8255

Thinking about harming yourself and need someone to talk to? Call Suicide Prevention Services (SPS) where the staff is available 24 hours a day everyday. SPS is located locally in Batavia, IL and has been helping people since 1998. Their mission is to not only save lives, but to also restore hope through prevention and intervention by utilizing advocacy, collaboration, and education efforts.

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Illinois Warm Line

(866) 359-7953

Monday-Friday: 8am -5pm 


Free phone support for anyone living in Illinois that is staffed by Recovery Support Specialists. These individuals help with emotional support, recovery education, self-advocacy support, as well as referrals.

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Fussy Baby Network

888-431-BABY

Call Fussy Baby Network to receive support from infant specialists who are there Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm. These specialists help families and caregivers struggling with a baby who is fussy, crying excessively, or has trouble sleeping. They help to alleviate the stress you may be feeling from your infant and bring happiness back into your life.