depression

A new report shows youth suicide rates have spiked alarmingly in recent years, especially in the Mountain West.

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Nearly 29 percent of medical residents are depressed compared to 16 percent of the general population. That startling finding was recently released in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

No one is happy and content all the time.  Depression that qualifies for a clinical diagnosis is much different than having the blues when something goes wrong.

NOTE: This story originally aired on March 31, 2014.

For the last four years, Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy, or N.E.A.T, in Reno has often offered its horse therapy to children and teens with severe physical or cognitive issues, like cerebral palsy and autism. But as Michelle Bliss reports for KUNR’s series: Healing across the Sierra, a new clientele is emerging—adults looking for alternative ways of dealing with stress, anxiety, and depression.