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Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Depression

Word! Depression

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Depression

(En español: Depresión)

Say: dih-preh-shun

It's normal to feel sad sometimes, but if you feel that way for a long time, and you never feel happy, it's called depression. Sometimes, it's hard to figure out what's causing a person's depression. One thing's for sure, though: if you feel depressed or if you think someone else is depressed, talk to a trusted grown-up about it.