If you are struggling with depression, Christian Counseling & Educational Services provides:

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Resources for those who are struggling with depression:

Statistics On Depression

  • Depressive disorders affect approximately 18.8 million American adults or about 9.5% of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year. This includes major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, and bipolar disorder. [1]

  • 15% of the population of most developed countries suffers severe depression. [2]

  • 41% of depressed women are too embarrassed to seek help. [3]

  • 80% of depressed people are not currently having any treatment. [4]

  • 15% of depressed people will commit suicide. [5]

  • One in four women will have a severe or major depression in their lifetime. For men it is one in eight. [6]

  • One in five children have some sort of mental, behavioral, or emotional problem. One in ten may have a serious emotional problem. Among adolescents, one in eight may suffer from depression. Of all these children and teens struggling with emotional and behavioral problems, a mere 30% receive any sort of intervention or treatment. [7]

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We are a team of experienced counselors that are here to help you. Our staff has a diverse set of abilities and specialties in order to assist clients with a wide variety of needs. To schedule an appointment or to get more information, please call our Hanover, PA office at 717.630.2255. (Learn more about our Christian counseling services).


[1] NIMH. "The Numbers Count: Mental Illness in America," Science on Our Minds Fact Sheet Series.

[2] World Health Organization (WHO) report quoted in BBC-Online January 9, 2001.

[3] NMHA Survey, 1996. NMHA factsheet on women and depression.

[4] “National Healthcare Quality Report”, 2003.

[5] Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2003. “National Healthcare Quality Report.”

[6] “Depression,” by Sherry Rogers, MD