Relatively speaking, Indiana doesn’t have many mental health professionals and people who need mental health treatment don’t get it, according to a study. Indiana came in at 39th on the list.
“There’s a certain self-reliant attitude that most Hoosiers have that is part of growing up here, and I think we all tend to think that whatever comes along, we should be able to deal with it on our own,” said Dr. John Nurnberger, the Joyce and Iver Small professor of psychiatry at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
And, among other things, I doubt the grey bank of clouds that tends to roll in sometime in November and hang out through March, blocking the limited sunlight helps anything either. And you know, aggravating seasonal affective disorder with our policies on time zones and daylight saving time.