The Exchange
4:00 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Diagnosing Depression

A recent article in the Concord Monitor outlines the often-hidden but serious problem of this mental illness. An estimated one-in-ten Americans have this disease and have to deal with not only the symptoms, but managing the health care system and the stigma around depression. We’ll look at this issue and how it’s addressed in New Hampshire. 



Guests


Paul Holtzheimer - MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Surgery and Director of the Mood Disorders Service at Dartmouth Medical School and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.


Ken Norton, Executive Director of the NH National Alliance on Mental Illness. 


 Dr. Sonya Kelly - Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Concord Hospital, Medical Director of psychopharmacological services at Riverbend Counseling Associates


We'll also hear from...


Damien Licata- Executive Director of Monadnock Area Peer Support Agency


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Click here to read the Concord Monitor's series on Depression entitled "In Crisis"


Click here to read Reporter Annmarie Timmins personal account of her battle with depression.  


Click here to see a list of Peer Support Agencies around the state.


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