June 30, 2023

Fathers and Depression

Dad Depression

The “blues” are a natural part of the human condition. Let’s face it, we all get a bit moody from time to time. And while most of the time we can muddle our way through the day without any significant loss of functionality, there may be times when a vague sense of malaise becomes full-blown depression. Sadly, we are seeing an increasing number of fathers entering our programs exhibiting clear signs of depression. Why the concern? Besides the individual emotional pain depressed fathers endure, children and families also suffer because a depressed father is not an engaged father.

Continue reading this insightful article on depression among fathers by Dr. Joel Philp from the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families