Depression is a mood disorder that affects both the mind and body. For many, there are persistent feelings of sadness, emptiness, or hopelessness; a loss of interest in things you once enjoyed; or trouble doing day-to-day activities, but many other symptoms can present themselves.
If you have been experiencing some of these symptoms for over two weeks, please reach out. It may seem difficult, but mental health treatment can help you feel better, and our experienced clinicians are ready to help you. You can also use our free, confidential mental health screening tool if you feel unsure. We offer individual therapy as well as psychiatric services for those who might benefit from medication. Take the next step and make an appointment at one of our locations, numbers listed below.
Someone who is depressed may experience symptoms such as:
- Feelings of sadness, tearfulness, emptiness, or hopelessness
- No longer taking pleasure in activities they once enjoyed
- Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
- An increase or decrease in appetite
- Sleeping too much or having trouble sleeping
- A loss of energy or increased fatigue
- Acts of self-care, such as showering, brushing one's teeth, or doing laundry, may feel like difficult or insurmountable tasks
- Unexplained aches and pains
Having difficulty thinking, concentrating, making decisions, and/or remembering things
- Having thoughts of self-harm, death, or suicide