DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Mental Health Services for People with Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/living with ckd/mental-health-services-for-people-with-kidney-disease/a/4923

May has been designated as National Mental Health Month in order to raise awareness of mental health issues. People on dialysis generally have access to a social worker and other mental health services that are available to patients and their caregivers. DaVita Social Worker Cecily Sherlock-Huizing and intern, Sara Lowe, provide treatment tips for maintaining good mental health.