First Responder

Examples of such trigger events include

  • Stress at work, school, or home
  • Marital or relationship problems
  • Not reaching important goals
  • Losing or changing a job
  • Starting or leaving military service
  • Financial problems
  • Health problems
  • Quitting smoking
  • Death of a loved one
  • Retirement
  • Moving to and integrating into a new community

Keep stress in check

If you find yourself in any of these or similar circumstances or feeling some of the signs of depression, you probably should pay extra attention to making sure you take care of yourself so that the stress from these circumstances doesn’t turn into something more serious – depression.  Visit our practical tips section to find out more about healthy living strategies.

Sometimes you might need an extra hand

If you feel that your stress is too much to manage on your own, check out our professional services section to learn more about the different types of services that you could use to help get you through tough times.

Physical activity and depression