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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a cyclical pattern of depression-like symptoms that occur during the winter months. In Vermont, SAD is estimated to affect up to 10% of individuals. An informational flyer was developed that explained the symptoms of SAD, what the treatment options are, and then linked individuals with local resources for wellness activities in Chittenden County using QR codes in order to prevent SAD. The flyer was distributed at the Community Health Care Centers of Burlington South End office. The flyer was met with enthusiasm and will be given out to patients at the end of this season and into the fall.

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Community Health Care Centers of Burlington South End


Seasonal Affective Disorder, Winter Blues, Wellness Activities, Mental Health, Vermont

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Community Health | Medical Education | Mental and Social Health | Primary Care | Psychiatric and Mental Health

Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder in Vermont