A one page summary from the online website THINKPROGRESS:
Second only to back pain, the article states.
(Note: DALYs = Disability Adjusted Life Years)
The site does provide Links to further consideration of how to address the issue:
And many other offerings in regard to mental health:
THINK PROGRESS Stories tagged with “Mental Health”
(Please ignore 0r repudiate the pro-abortion rhetoric on THINK PROGRESS.)
A few Orthodox Christian resources from the Arms Open Wide list:
The Impact of Orthodox Christian Neptic – Psychotherapeutic Intervention on Self – Reported Depressive Symptomatology and Comorbid Anxiety, 289 pp. dissertation by Zoran Vujisic
A personal note:
Last year I was off work for a little over three weeks dealing with depression. For most of that time I really didn’t know whether or not I would be able to return to my position as an advisor of persons with developmental disability in a group home, which was a devastating thought for me, as I am now in the category of “older worker.” But with help from my physician and a cognitive therapist, I did return. Better thoughts prevailed.