Depression

Dead Voices Can’t Be Heard – K104 Radio

Dr. Cash recently visited K104 in Dallas to talk about suicide awareness! Listen to this powerful message and SHARE!   Dead voices can’t be heard. Dead voices can’t be heard. Suicide comes in to steal, kill and destroy. It steals your memories. It kills your loved ones. It destroys your[…]

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Mythbuster: Stress is the Same for Everyone

This myth is way wrong! Not only does stress manifest differently in each of us, but what is a stressful situation for one person, may not be stressful at all for another. Each and every one of us respond to stress in an entirely different way. While the parties and[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: What are the risk factors for suicide?

A combination of individual, relational, community, and societal factors contribute to the risk of suicide. (Risk factors are those characteristics associated with suicide—they are not necessarily the direct causes) Risk Factors Family history of suicide Family history of child maltreatment Previous suicide attempt(s) History of mental disorders, particularly clinical depression[…]

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Have You Been Misdiagnosed?

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of PTSD When we hear the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder images of battle scarred soldiers, subjected to violent combat and deep personal loss, are most likely to arise. When we think about work related PTSD, we usually think of more ‘obvious’ lines of work[…]

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Ask Dr. Cash: What causes PTSD?

Because people respond to different situations uniquely, it is next to impossible to wrap up the causes in a neat little box, but primarily it’s the way that the mind is affected by traumatic experiences. When faced with overwhelming trauma, the mind is unable to process information and feelings in[…]

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A Letter to Parents: When Friends Hate

My daughter, Katie, just turned 18. It was senior year and preparations were in place for her graduation celebration. I couldn’t have been a prouder mom! Katie and her friends were ready to enjoy the summer as graduates. But in the blink of an eye it all changed. A turn[…]

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The Path From Death’s Door

I stood face-to-face with death. My hope had run out and I was prepared to leave everything behind. My depression led me to seek help 6 months ago. At the time, I was seeing someone for depression but their follow-up was nonexistent. I’ve never felt so alone and confused. After being forced[…]

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