Chilton Hospital Hosts Special Presentation About Depression on October 10|
Depression affects more than 19 million Americans each year.
In honor of National Depression Screening Day, Chilton Neighbors for Better Health, a division of Chilton Hospital’s Community Outreach Department, offers “When It’s More Than Just The Blues” on Thursday, October 10, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Carnevale Center, 10 Lenox Avenue, Pompton Lakes, NJ.
Register now for this program.
The free event offers a panel presentation on the signs, symptoms and treatment options of depression in both adults and children, followed by a confidential depression screening for adults. New Bridge Services will provide information and screenings for adults, and Pathways Counseling Center will offer a presentation on the pediatric aspects of depression.
Most people will be affected by depression in their lives either directly or indirectly, through a friend or family member. If you are, or someone you know is coping with depression, call (973) 831-5367 to register for this event.
About Chilton Neighbors for Better Health
Since 1996, Chilton Neighbors for Better Health (CNBH) has served as Chilton Hospital's community lifeline, one that has enabled the hospital to build a strong partnership with the many civic, cultural, spiritual, social and governmental organizations that form the backbone of its respective communities. Some of the issues that CNBH has addressed include: eating disorders, depression, misuse of prescription drugs, gang awareness in suburbia, post-traumatic stress disorder, blended families, caregiving issues, designer drugs and teens, alcohol and teens, obesity and teen anger. For more information, visit www.chiltonneighbors.org
Chilton Hospital is a fully accredited, 260-bed, acute-care, community hospital. It is the first hospital in New Jersey to received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Chilton recently embarked on a $24 million modernization project, which includes the Cardiovascular Interventional Lab, The Breast Center and the Total Joint Center. It is also a four-time recipient of the HealthGrades Specialty Excellence Award in Stroke, and Five-Star Rated for Stroke Care, the highest possible, for six years in a row. In addition, Chilton is also Five-Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 2012 and 2013. Chilton’s many services include a state-of-the-art Emergency Department, the Sleep Health Institute, the Comprehensive Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, the Chilton Cancer Center, the MotherBaby Center a weight loss surgery program and minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgery. The hospital is located at 97 West Parkway in Pompton Plains, NJ 07444. For more information about Chilton's facilities and services, or to find a doctor by name, specialty, or location, please visit www.chiltonhealth.org or call 1-888-CHILTON.