Video: Help for the Holidays with Depression and Anxiety

The holidays often bring about stress, depression, anxiety, and other emotions that may leave you feeling not as joyful as you think you should be. It’s okay to experience these feelings.

Oftentimes, the holidays remind us of loved ones who have passed or of seemingly happier times, which can cause us to feel sadness or a bit of depression. More often than not, family can bring about many of these emotions and leave you feeling depressed or stressed.

There are two things to remember about the holidays: help is available and it’s only a day. Watch the video below for more helpful tips for the holidays!

Author
Dr. Jennie Byrne, M.D., PhD. With over 15 years of medical expertise, Jennie Byrne, MD, PhD, is a board-certified psychiatrist with experience treating mental health conditions in adults, including dementia, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety, and depression. After practicing in New York City for 12 years, Dr. Byrne relocated to North Carolina in 2008; she currently cares for patients in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, at Cognitive Psychiatry of Chapel Hill. Dr. Byrne earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She then received her doctorate from New York University Department of Neurophysiology. She also has a doctorate of medicine from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Byrne went on to complete a psychiatry residency at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York. In addition to her work as a psychiatrist, Dr. Byrne has performed extensive research on attention, memory, and depression. As a board-certified adult psychiatrist, Dr. Byrne focuses on the needs of each patient to pro

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