emotional distress http://michiganradio.org en Holiday depression is a problem for many in Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/holiday-depression-problem-many-michigan <p>The holidays bring with them added stress and depression.</p><p>Lisa Laughman is an emotional wellness consultant at Michigan State University.</p><p>She says there are many reasons why people may feel stressed or depressed this time of year.&nbsp;&nbsp; This could be the first Christmas without a loved one.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Financial challenges may be making a 'traditional' family Christmas difficult.&nbsp;&nbsp; Some people say the recent school massacre in Connecticut is also making this feel less like Christmas.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Dec 2012 05:27:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 10514 at http://michiganradio.org Holiday depression is a problem for many in Michigan