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When Depression Is Severe
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
Severe depression is life threatening, so it is worth every effort you make and every resource it may take to get depression under control and make life more manageable.

Communicate With Your Doctors
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Communicate With Your Doctors
You and your doctor need accurate information from each other. Open communication with your doctor is one of the most important factors in getting and staying healthy.

Participate in Your Treatment
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Participate in Your Treatment
Better health is more likely when we agree on a plan of action with our doctor and follow it.

Promote Your Health
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Promote Your Health
Healthy eating, activity, and safety habits help us live for as long and as well as we can.

Organize Your Health Care
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Organize Your Health Care

Make Good Treatment Decisions
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Make Good Treatment Decisions
We must understand what our treatment choices are and their risks and benefits.

Depression: When Should You Get Help?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Promote Your Health
Depression is a common condition, especially in people with chronic illnesses. Here’s how to recognize if you need help.

Need Help With Your Mental Health?
PREPARED PATIENT ARTICLE
How can you distinguish clinical depression from day-to-day sadness - and when does it require professional help?

What Is Palliative Care?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Plan for Your End-of-Life Care
Palliative care provides therapies are designed to make patients more comfortable and ease the symptoms of serious illnesses or conditions. Learn more.

How Much Will Your Health Care Cost?
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
It can be hard to figure out how much your health care will cost ahead of time. Here are some tips for preparing for the cost of your procedures.

Getting Health Insurance
PREPARED PATIENT RESOURCE | Pay for Your Health Care
Don’t have health insurance? Here’s advice on how to find the right insurance for your needs.