Depression Awareness Month is recognized

Photo Contest

Where do you read the newspaper? The Uvalde Leader-News is again accepting photo submissions from people reading the newspaper in far-flung or unique geographical locations. The newspaper first held the contest in 2013 and received dozens of entries, which appeared one at a time on the front page of each edition of the newspaper – for nearly one year.Simply e-mail, mail or bring your photos into us on or before Dec. 31, 2016, to be eligible for the contest. Pictures will be judged on location, originality and authenticity and should be accompanied by a brief description...
THE FOLLOWING was submitted by Paul Flores, case manager at Crossroads Behavioral Health Services.
Depression awareness month is in October and brings to light a condition that is so often overlooked. The condition goes by many names: extreme sadness, loneliness and hopelessness, but medically it is called depression.
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