Do you or a loved one experience short periods of depression during the winter months? This could be a sign of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a common form of depression that is related to changes in the seasons.
SAD can occur at different times of the year but is most commonly experienced during the fall and winter months when the days become shorter and colder.
Symptoms of winter-onset SAD may include:
If you are going through a difficult time, please know that you are not alone and help is available. Our in-house Psychiatrist, Dr. Sandy Lowe is here to support you and provide a safe and non-judgmental environment for treatment. He is currently seeing patients at our Midtown East and Upper East Side locations and is ready to help.