In America, it seems that depression is as common as the common cold. Indeed, the frequency of depression is very high. What do the numbers say, and what should we do about it?
In observance of Christmas, Sioux Falls Psychological Services will be closed from Wednesday, December 24 through Sunday, January 4. We will be open for business on Monday, January 5. If you have any questions, please contact us as soon as possible by calling 605.334.2696.
Holidays often have a deep sense of hope built into them. Thanksgiving is hope realized in a bountiful crop. Hanukkah is hope realized in the dedication of the Second Temple and the restoration of cultural customs in the second century BCE. Christmas is hope realized in the coming of the Son of God into the world. The New Year celebration is hope realized in the dawn of a new year with new possibilities.
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