Nancy Schimelpfening

Administrator

Expertise

Depression

Education

The University of Charleston, Old Dominion University

Highlights

I offer practical information on living with depression, also addressing such issues as the effects of antidepressants, possible childhood depression, and finding the best ways of helping loved ones cope with suicidal feelings."

— Nancy Schimelpfening

Experience

Nancy has a lifetime of experience with depression, experiencing firsthand how devastating this illness can be and how the correct medical intervention can turn mere existence into living.

 

Education

Nancy has a BS degree in Biology and an MS degree in Community Health Education.

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