What Does Depression Feel Like?
A recent Facebook post about how it feels to live with depression has resonated with thousands because it has articulated that which can be so difficult to describe: how it feels to live with depression. The Facebook post, written by an anonymous user, begins with: "When you have depression it’s like it snows every day."
The Duality of Depression: High Functioning Depression Can be Difficult to Recognize
Can a depressed person be visually identified? Do people who suffer with depression manifest certain mannerisms, expressions or behaviors? Mainstream media has historically branded the face of depression as a person curled up in bed, sitting in a dark corner, crying themselves to sleep, or not having the energy to attend school or work. Depression does not always manifest in this overt classically characterized depiction. There are many people who struggle daily with depression, but their outward appearance and actions might not be so obvious.
Depression Screenings Recommended for Children & Teens
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended universal depression screening standards for children and teens from ages 10 to 21. Many teens don’t have access to their own mental health specialists such as psychologists or psychiatrists, so this new recommendation makes depression screenings more accessible through a primary care physician when teens and children go to the doctor for annual or sports physicals.
Postnatal Depression in Men
An open letter from new father Ross Hunt to his baby has sparked a new conversation about postnatal depression in men. He writes to his 11 month-old daughter that "I regretted having you, and thought that my life had been ruined by you being born. I know that’s hard to read, but trust me, it’s incredibly hard to write too." Hunt is not alone; an estimated 7-10% of new fathers will experience postnatal depression.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Shares his Depression Story
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson recently shared his struggle with depression in recent interview. He said that he experienced depression after hitting a critical career setback in his early 20s. He also saw his mother attempt to commit suicide in front of him, an experience that impacted him deeply. After these troubling episodes, Johnson was left struggling and contemplating how he might continue living.
Greenbrook TMS Therapy Patient Featured in Frederick News-Post
Greenbrook TMS NeuroHealth Centers was recently featured in an article from the Frederick News-Post out of Frederick, Maryland. The article profiles one of our patients, Liz Buckman. Liz, originally an Arlington resident, had been suffering from depression and anxiety for much of her life. Like many of our patients, she had tried different medications and other forms of therapy.
Towson University Student Athletes Tackle Mental Illness
Towson University students recently launched a new initiative called "Own Your Roar" to bring awareness to the mental health of student athletes. The movement was created by Towson sophomore Olivia Lubarsky, a gymnast who says that ...
Greenbrook Featured on WSLS 10 News
Greenbrook’s Medical Director of our Roanoke Center, Dr. Joseph Iskandar, was recently featured on WSLS 10 News for a segment on how Greenbrook TMS Therapy is bringing depression relief to Roanoke and the surrounding areas.
TMS Tuesdays
Greenbrook’s Medical Director of Greater Baltimore Dr. Hanita Chhabra, will be on Navy Radio every Tuesday at 2pm through June 12th.

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