Depression is a leading cause of disability globally. The holidays have always been a difficult time for many people, and since the pandemic, the prevalence of depression and anxiety has doubled globally. Tune in to learn about resources made available through the City of Philadelphia and what signs suggest the need to seek professional help.
Santa is the jolly and benevolent Father of Christmas who brings a message of hope but also teaches us some valuable lessons. During this time of global anxiety and despair, preserving holiday traditions is more important than ever. Help share the message of love and Ho Ho Hope!
Each week we highlight the Real Champions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community. Know someone who should be featured? Nominate them now!
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINKPLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGNfor Colon Cancer Awareness.
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