CULLMAN, Ala. – Winter is can be a stressful and depressing time for some people. The decreased sunlight, colder temperatures, dreary landscapes, holiday stress and increased time staying indoors all contribute to seasonal depression, and the isolation necessary this year to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has led to people experiencing this who have never done so before.

“If someone was feeling like they were thinking about suicide or had some other mental health crisis, we have people they can call 24/7 at 256-734-4688. During the day, we’ll talk to them on the phone and at night, that’ll route to our on-call workers.”

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