The goal of Arizona Depression Helpline is to educate people about all aspects of depression. We follow and report on new developments in the treatment of depression including innovations in therapy and medications. Periodic visits to our website provides access to interesting blogs written by our writers, enabling our readers to avail themselves of the most recent educational and informative updates. Research continually offers new advancements and hope in the treatment of depression.


Sleepio: CBT-based online program alleviating depression by restoring sleep

Sleepio: CBT-based online program alleviating depression by restoring sleep

People spend one-third of their lives sleeping. When a person sleeps, his or her entire body undergoes the process of repair and detoxification. In children and teens, sleep is even more crucial for growth and development. The way a person feels while he or she is awake has a close connection with the quality of his or her sleep. Getting the right amount of sleep at the right time helps to protect not only one’s physical and mental health, but also has a bearing on his or her quality of life.

Although every individual’s sleep requirement is different, most healthy adults […] Read more

Depression doesn’t have a specific ‘look’

Depression doesn’t have a specific ‘look’

Depression is an invisible disease that can be easily masked by a person wishing to present himself and herself as a happy man or woman to the world. Unfortunately, the outside world would have no inkling of what’s going on beneath the surface. All the turmoil, the emptiness and the exhaustion of dealing with depression can be hidden with a fake smile plastered on one’s face. And this is what makes depression so deadly and terrifying to the close family members and friends. When the symptoms of the illness become too much to bear, it takes a turn for the […] Read more