If you are struggling with depression, Christian Counseling & Educational Services provides:
- Biblically-based counseling services from our office in Hanover, Pennsylvania.
Call our office at (717) 630-2255 or use our online contact form to schedule an appointment.
Resources for those who are struggling with depression:
- Statistics on depression
- Article: What Do You Know About Depression?
- Devotional written by Elaine Olson on Depression
- Scripture passages to help with overcoming depression
- Recommended reading for 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. 
- 15% of the population of most developed countries suffers severe depression. 
- 41% of depressed women are too embarrassed to seek help. 
- 80% of depressed people are not currently having any treatment. 
- 15% of depressed people will commit suicide. 
- One in four women will have a severe or major depression in their lifetime. For men it is one in eight. 
- 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. 
Schedule an Appointment Today
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).
 NIMH. "The Numbers Count: Mental Illness in America," Science on Our Minds Fact Sheet Series. www.nimh.nih.gov/publicat/numbers.cfm.
 World Health Organization (WHO) report quoted in BBC-Online January 9, 2001.
 NMHA Survey, 1996. NMHA factsheet on women and depression.
 “National Healthcare Quality Report”, 2003.
 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2003. “National Healthcare Quality Report.”
 “Depression,” by Sherry Rogers, MD