National Depression Screening Day
National Depression Screening Day is Thursday, October 5. Have you or a loved one experienced: feelings of sadness that won't go away, little interest or pleasure in doing things, difficulty sleeping, poor appetite or overeating, difficulty concentrating or feeling bad about yourself? A free, confidential depression screening is offered at Catholic Charities/Rockaway Mental Health Services, 1329 Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway.
The Community Mental Health Center (CMHC) of St. John's Episcopal Hospital is also offering free screening on that day from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The CMHC is located on 521 Beach 20 Street in Far Rockaway. For more information call the center at (718) 869-8822.