SCI and Depression

Man holding bulletin board in front of his face with an unhappy face drawn on the board

Depression is not just "feeling bummed out". It is a serious medical condition and it is pretty common among people with spinal cord injuries. This American website provides a number of resources, including:

  • a fact sheet
  • a look at pain and depression
  • a look at different treatment options
  • the impact of physical activity and depression
  • insight into what you can do
  • a look at the relationship between spiritual wellbeing, depression and quality of life

If you need support right now, here is a link to Canadian mental health resources