Lakewood, N.J. – As the days get shorter and temperatures drop, some individuals begin to
experience the winter blues. According to estimates by the National Alliance
on Mental Illness, Seasonal Affective Disorder - a type of depression
that is related to changes in seasons and most prevalent in winter months
- affects up to 20 percent of Americans.
In order to prepare for the upcoming change in seasons, Monmouth Medical
Center, Southern Campus will present
Seasonal Affective Disorder on Thursday, October 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Ocean County Library’s
Brick Branch, located at 301 Chambersbridge Road in Brick.
During this free, educational program, attendees will learn about the symptoms
and causes behind this type of depression and various methods of treatment
useful in combatting the winter blues.
The program is free, and registration is required by calling 732-477-4513.
Refreshments will be provided.