KWC Support for LGBTQ+ Pride – After the Parade is Over

While belonging to the LGBTQ+ community can be a source of strength, it also brings unique challenges. Members of this community are at a higher risk for experiencing mental wellness conditions — especially depression, anxiety, and suicidality. Many in the LGBTQ+ community face discrimination, prejudice, denial of civil and human rights, harassment, and family rejection, any of which can lead to new or worsened symptoms.

When is depression truly resistant to treatment or just difficult to treat?

When is depression truly resistant to treatment or just difficult to treat? Some psychiatrists suggest “our current [standard] treatments for depression appear to be no more effective than they were 50 years ago”1. Coincidentally the term “treatment resistant depression” (TRD) first appeared 40 years ago.