The Depression Recovery Program by Dr Neil Nedley is a community-based psycho-education program that holistically addresses the causes of depression.
Run over eight weeks via DVD presentations and facilitated group discussions, it offers practical advice on improving physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. Ryde Church recently ran this program at Gladesville library, with 11 participants attending. At the graduation program, participant comments included:
Participant’s Comment: “I have been depressed for the better part of ten years, and spent hundreds of dollars on treatment. This program though, is the first one in which I’ve ever felt an improvement in my depression and anxiety.”
Participant’s Comment: “The session on grief helped me greatly in understanding the emotions I experienced after losing my wife two years ago”
Participant’s Comment: “I don’t think I was very depressed, but the practical advice in this program helped improve my health in ways I didn’t even expect”
Participant’s Comment: “I didn’t know healthy eating could also be tasty”
For more information about this program, contact Wanda Bierschbach at [email protected]