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December 19, 2021 – Holiday Depression

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie December 14, 2021 178

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On Sunday, December 19, 2021, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie will be joined by Sosunmolu Shoyinka, MD, MBA (L), Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) of the City of  Philadelphia, and Vivian B. Pender, MD (R), a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, a Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst at Columbia University and the President of the American Psychiatric Association.

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.

Your Real Champion: Ho Ho Hope!

Your Real Champion of the week is Santa Claus!

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!

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Tune in Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 10 am EST to 1210 AM WPHT or!

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