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Ministries Respond to Mental Health Challenge

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Ministries Respond to Mental Health Challenge

July 28, 2015

By: Brice Smith | Client: CHHSM | Services: Photography, Writing

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It might seem like another activity on Horizon House’s calendar — a discussion about depression, hosted by two geriatric psychiatrists. But for resident Bob Fitzgerald, the forum reinforced the importance of looking after himself and his neighbors.

Diagnosed with lymphoma in 2006, Fitzgerald remembers battling bouts of nervousness and isolation during the treatment. And while he doesn’t have clinical depression, he’s more sensitive to the struggles of his neighbors and friends.