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What Do Green Ribbons in October Mean?

Many of us have grown accustomed to seeing ribbons on folks’ attire during October. You’re probably most familiar with the pink ribbons that first became popular during the 1990s. Those ribbons draw attention to the crucial fight against breast cancer. In the coming years, you may begin to notice people also sporting green ribbons throughout October.

What Do Green Ribbons in October Mean?

Green ribbons symbolize the recently established National Depression Education & Awareness Month in the United States. October may be the ideal month to wear a touch of green and be mindful of depression. After all, we might begin the month joyous about the trees’ spectacular colors, but October’s unpredictable weather can challenge us as Halloween approaches.

A green ribbon helps us remember to prioritize our mental health this season.

Who Wears Green Ribbons in October?

If we think about it, the ribbons of green are available to all of us this month. A green ribbon shows unity, awareness and understanding about depression. As this trend grows with each October, you might see them worn by

  • People who have personally felt depression
  • Mental health professionals
  • Friends, relatives and allies of people in this community

Clearly, wearers of green ribbons are in an inclusive club.

What if You Don’t Feel Like Wearing Ribbons or Doing Much of Anything Right Now?

There can be times in anyone’s life when the idea of going outside while wearing a new, shiny ribbon sounds dreadful. At such a time, you may not feel like yourself.

We offer a solution to times like these at WIN-TMS. It’s called transcranial magnetic stimulation. Through a 21st-century medical device, our solution addresses treatment resistant depression. Transcranial magnetic stimulation from WIN-TMS is

  • Effective
  • Convenient
  • Accessible
  • Non-invasive
  • Drug-free

If you currently feel less like wearing a ribbon and more like talking to someone about how you feel, we are here for you. Reach out to us today. We’ll listen.

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