Holidays bring excitement and festive times. Yet, many people find them sad and lonely times. Holiday depression visits many homes each year.

A family member may¬†suffer¬†from depression or a sense of loss while others celebrate. Adult behaviors that don’t match the joy of the season may unsettle young children.

If so, don’t be afraid to let them know you noticed the sadness. When needed, seek appropriate mental health help. In so doing, many more folks, including children, will be able join in the happy moments of the season.