Donating our time back to the Community and bringing our very own RCA Board Certified Psychiatrist to speak on Mental Health and Wellness. Touching on subjects like school shootings and tips for treatments.
“Feeling sad or gloomy now and then is a perfectly normal part of human nature,” say the psychiatrists at Ventre Medical Associates, an outpatient psychiatry clinic in Fort Lauderdale, FL. “However, if you’re feeling rundown and hopeless day in and day out, no longer enjoying things that once gave you pleasure, this isn’t normal. This is depression, and it’s a real problem.”
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My friend hasn’t been herself lately. She seems terribly sad and withdrawn, and I don’t know how to help her. What’s the best way to approach someone who might be depressed?
Dr. Peter Ventre is a respected and successful psychiatric professional with an unrivaled dedication to quality patient care. He is the owner, founder, and chief psychiatrist of the outpatient psychiatric clinic Ventre Medical Associates. Located in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area, this clinic assists patients of any age with almost any mental health issue.
According to Dr. Peter Ventre of Ventre Medical Associates, depression is “when feelings of intense sadness — including feeling helpless, hopeless, and worthless — last for days to weeks and keep you from functioning normally, your depression may be something more than sadness.“
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