Depression

Another View: ‘Cheer up’ no help for depression

The tragic death of Robin Williams has stirred in me, and many others around me, a swirl of thoughts and discourse over the past week. I have had several conversations with family ...

Reader Input: Great healers: Love, patience

Mental illness has been with us since the beginning of time, and many breakthroughs have been made, but much more needs to be done. I know, because I too have struggled with this c ...

Reader Input: Prepare for life challenges

My religious mom and grandma, who raised me from infancy, told me if I just trusted in the Lord, everything would be OK. I wish they had told me how difficult it was going to be. ...

Reader Input: DVD conveys a timely message

Thank you, John Bowman, for your article in today’s Auburn Journal regarding the time for a level playing field (“It’s time for a level playing field for all of u ...

Reader Input: Give mental health its due

Mental health awareness may be the newest social issue to hit the kitchen table. We need more open discussion regarding depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance abuse. The need ...

Holiday stress a real issue for some

  With the holidays comes the expectation of joy, family togetherness and celebration. It’s a time to be happy and forget the problems of the year, right? When that ex ...

99 percent misplace their complaints

I am not one of the 99 percent who overrun city parks and act like spoiled 3-year-olds wanting something they don’t have. Neither am I one of that 1 percent that our socialistic ...

Spending creates deficits

Re: “Let’s do the numbers,” (Reader Input, Aug 1). Gary Vogt equated low tax rates as the precursor to the Depression, but from 1920 through 1930, under (presidents Calvin) C ...

‘Good old days’ is a fantasy

Re: “Obama steering us into the abyss,” (Reader Input, Sept. 7) by Ann Laman, who states “We want our country back, the country our forefathers and fathers fought for.” I, ...