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Holiday Blues


The holiday season can be a joyous occasion, but it can also bring about stress, anxiety and sadness, commonly referred to as the holiday blues. This program will examine how to recognize the signs and manage it. Determining the difference between the blues and clinical depression is also discussed.Panelists include: Nihit Kumar, M.D., child and adolescent and addiction psychiatrist, UAMS, and president of NAMI Arkansas; Tiffany Haynes, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and assistant professor for the College of Public Health at UAMS; Joyce Wesley, LCSW, director of psychological health, Arkansas Army National Guard; and Ruth Trowbridge, NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group facilitator and state trainer.Pamela Smith hosts.