Navigation Links
Screenings for Depression by Morris Psychological Group, October 9, 2014 from 4:30 to 8:30pm, Rockaway Townsquare Mall (Macy’s Court)

Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2014

Morris Psychological Group, PA announces they will be offering free screenings for depression on October 9, 2014 from 4:30-8:30 at the Rockaway Townsquare Mall (Macy’s Court). More than 1,000 organizations nationwide will be hosting National Depression Screening Day events including hospitals, colleges and military installations. After completing a screening, participants will receive referral information to local resources and agencies that can offer further evaluation and treatment if necessary. This is the sixth year in a row that Morris Psychological Group has participated in National Depression Screening Day.

According to Clinical Psychologist Dr. Francine Rosenberg with the Morris Psychological Group "We are honored to be able to provide support to the people in our community with free screenings for depression as part of National Depression Screening Day. Depression is a serious and common mental health condition and often it goes undiagnosed. We hope that the free screenings can be helpful to people who are dealing with depression and don’t know where to turn." This event will also be co-sponsored by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) of Succasunna.

It is critical to know the signs and symptoms of depression, such as changes in appetite, loss of energy or loss of interest in usual activities, so that people can take the necessary steps to improve their health. Research supports the use of mental health screenings as a means of helping individuals identify symptoms that may be consistent with a mental health disorder, and to seek treatment if needed.

In the U.S., almost one in 10 adults has depression but more than half of those suffering never seek treatment. Screening for depression and other mood disorders is important as it allows individuals to identify warning signs early, and connect with the appropriate treatment resources. Early recognition and treatment offer the best opportunity for recovery.

“National Depression Screening Day is a supportive community initiative to connect the public with mental health professionals and screenings,” adds Douglas Baum, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with Morris Psychological Group. Mental health screenings are an important and easy way for people to identify depression related problems and learn about local treatment options.

Research supports the use of mental health screenings as a means of helping individuals identify symptoms that may be consistent with a mental health disorder, and to seek treatment if needed.

The Morris Psychological Group, P.A. offers a wide range of therapy and evaluation services to adults, children and adolescents.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Doctors Urge Routine Skin Screenings
2. Psychological Science explains uproar over prostate-cancer screenings
3. Echocardiogram screenings are effective in preventing rheumatic heart disease
4. Cholesterol Screenings Up, But Certain Groups Still Lag: CDC
5. Researchers use computer simulations to find true cost of HIV screenings
6. Hearing Health Solutions Now Makes Finding Hearing Aids in Columbus, OH Easier with Complimentary Hearing Screenings
7. Costly Breast Cancer Screenings May Not Help Seniors: Study
8. Costly breast cancer screenings dont add up to better outcomes
9. First study of Oregons Hmong reveals surprising influences on cancer screenings
10. Brief Life Expectancy Should Rule Out Certain Cancer Screenings: Study
11. Hispanics leery of health care providers, often avoid cancer screenings, Moffitt study shows
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 28, 2015 , ... There is only one major question ... from last year? , This question has not been an easy question to answer. ... retirement age and the younger workforce don’t share the same discipline around working long ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 2015 , ... A team of Swiss doctors has released a report on ... just posted the findings on the website. Click here to read the details ... mesothelioma patients who were treated with chemotherapy followed by EPP surgery. Among the 106 ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... ProSidebar: Fashion is a set ... With ProSidebar: Fasion, video editors can easily add an informative sidebar to any ... opener. Utilize presets featuring self-animating drop zones, lines, bars, and text with the ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... 27, 2015 , ... The moment you stop improving is ... fulfilling the needs of advisers and clients but going above and beyond to ... customer service. However, there's always room for improvement, which is why the entire ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Avid collector, Andrew Hawley from ... boxing style concert posters. This is one of Joplin's most famous and beautiful concert ... the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. The According to Hawley, "It is hard ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/29/2015)... 29, 2015   Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: ... at the 2015 Radiological Society of North America Annual ... Place in Chicago . Visitors to ... company,s broad portfolio of integrated Diagnostic Imaging, Clinical Informatics, ... clinical performance, improve workflow and create a superior patient ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... , Nov. 29, 2015   National Decision Support ... its client base, including notable statewide implementations. As ... flagship solution, ACR Select, more than 1 million ... entry workflow. ACR Select provides real-time feedback on ... condition and has been implemented at over 100 ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... , Nov. 27, 2015  Lannett Company, Inc. ... has completed the acquisition of Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals ... of global biopharmaceuticals company UCB S.A. (Euronext: UCB). ... Lannett has acquired KU from UCB for total ... adjustments, including a customary working capital adjustment, a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: