Thursday, 22 August 2019 by UB Blog
Urban Balance is excited to announce the start of a depression support group at our Ravenswood location on September 24th. Please see our flyer for more information!
You just finished college. This is supposed to be the best time of your life! So…why are you so sad? Post-graduation depression (aka post-grad depression) is a common experience after college or graduate school. Some high school seniors also face depression before entering college. What is post-grad depression, and what can you do to combat
A depressive episode is a heightened state of depression. This can occur for any level of depression, from moderate to severe. The triggers for depressive episodes vary from person to person, as do their timeframes. In this guide, we will take a closer look at what a depressive episode is and how you can get
Tuesday, 27 November 2018 by Urban Balance Blogger
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that corresponds with the changing of the seasons. This most often occurs during the winter and fall months, but it can occur in the spring and summer as well. People with SAD experience depression around the same time each year, and they are often unaware of
Depression has no age limit, but it can be particularly common among older adults. Depression is not part of aging, but the life transitions that come with getting older can spark depression. If you’ve been feeling sad, unmotivated, or uncharacteristically lethargic, you may have a form of depression. No worries though – there are treatment
Retirement is known for being a blissful time of freedom, but for many adults, it is a difficult life transition. Days that were once filled with work now feel empty and confusing. If you are approaching retirement or have struggled during the transition, know that there is help available for you. Here are some tips
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 by Heaven Stubblefield
Ever look back on a movie from years ago and see it in a whole new light? That’s the experience I just had with Runaway Bride, a classic romantic comedy from 1999. As I laughed and cried watching Julia Roberts fall in love with Richard Gere, I reached a scene where the two are arguing
Thursday, 29 March 2018 by Urban Balance Blogger
Creating a self-employed work schedule requires a balance of free time and work time. Many entrepreneurs struggle to establish a sustainable schedule structure – one that allows them to accomplish their goals without feeling overworked. We work with many self-employed business owners at our adult counseling offices in St. Louis, MO. The ones that thrive
Thursday, 22 March 2018 by Urban Balance Blogger
Mental health days are just as important as sick days from work, but most Americans push their mental health to the backburner. At Urban Balance, we provide stress management solutions for working adults in Hinsdale, IL. Many of the patients in our depression treatment programs reach out because they feel overwhelmed in their day-to-day lives.