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Casio encourages everyone to stay active during Depression Awareness Month


DOVER, New Jersey, October 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Observed during the month of October, Depression Awareness Month emphasizes the importance of maintaining a healthy and happy state of mind. Many factors can impact our mental health, including work, seasonal changes, loneliness, and even our physical health. Staying active isn’t always easy, but discovering hobbies that appeal to you and that satisfy different aspects of your emotional well-being can help. From jogging around the neighborhood to exploring your creativity with music, CasioThe portfolio of watches and electronic musical instruments has enough to complement your favorite activity and help improve your overall well-being.

For music lovers
Counter depression and explore your creativity with the ultra-portable Casiotone CT-S1. A recent meta-analysis by Cochrane Reviews supports the long-held belief that music therapy has beneficial effects for people with depression. The CT-S1 is an affordable, intuitive and versatile instrument that can help improve quality of life. This great-sounding electronic keyboard features 61 full-size keys and over 60 studio-quality tones. Users can connect the CT-S1 with Casio’s free Chordana Play app for advanced functionality, and with optional Bluetooth WU-BT10® MIDI / audio adapter, the unit can be used as a Bluetooth speaker when connected to any PC, Mac, iOS or Android device. For added portability and ideal for playing outdoors, the CT-S1 features strap pins and can be powered by six AA batteries. The CT-S1 (MSRP: $ 299.99) is available in three color variations (white, black and red). To learn more about Casio’s full line of electronic musical instruments, please visit CasioMusicGear.com.

For fitness enthusiasts
Spending time outdoors can help manage and fight depression. And what better time to do it than in the crisp fall air. G-SHOCK’s range of step trackers can be the perfect companion for those looking to spend more time outdoors. More, research by the National Institutes of Health suggests that physical activity may play a central role in regulating mood and may positively change mood states in people with depression. The GMDB800-1, for her, and the GBA900-1A, for him, have health and fitness features to help users track their walk or run and improve their workouts. Both have bluetooth® connectivity via the connected G-SHOCK app (GMDB800-4) and the G-SHOCK MOVE app (GBA900-1A), allowing users to access useful data from their workouts. Setting and achieving exercise goals is a great way for people with depression to find purpose and build self-esteem. The GMDB800-4 ($ 99) comes in a black case and bracelet with rose gold accents, while the GBA900-1A ($ 130) arrives in a sleek, all-black case and bracelet. For more information on Casio’s G-SHOCK watch collection, please visit gshock.com.

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On Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, New Jersey, is the American subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and professional equipment solutions. Created in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, mobile presentation devices, record and label title printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronics. Casio has strived to realize its corporate credo of “creativity and contribution” through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information visit http://www.casio.com/home.

CASIO’s shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch is synonymous with ruggedness, born out of developer Mr. Ibe’s dream of “creating a watch that never breaks”. Over 200 handmade samples were created and tested to destruction until in 1983 the first now iconic G-SHOCK hit the streets of Japan and began to establish itself as “the most rugged watch of all time”. Each watch encompasses the 7 elements; electric shock resistance, gravity resistance, low temperature resistance, vibration resistance, water resistance, shock resistance and toughness. The watch is packed with Casio innovations and technologies to prevent it from taking a direct shock; this includes internal components protected by urethane and timing modules suspended inside the watch frame. Since its launch, G-SHOCK has continued to evolve, continuing to uphold Mr. Ibe’s mantra of “never give up”. www.gshock.com/home.

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