Depression

Depression

 

Depression is a related to overwhelming or lengthy feelings of sadness, hopelessness, discouragement, or lack of internal motivation. We all feel moments of depression at times such as the death of a loved one, divorce, or getting fired from a job. Major depression is different in the depression last longer and the overwhelming feelings start to impact a person daily.

Some signs a person is not simply sad but suffering from Major depression is the length of time they have these overwhelming negative feelings. Anything over 2 weeks and interfering with day-to-day activities may require help. There maybe visible symptoms such as:

  • Always tired
  • Everyone and everything annoys you
  • You sleep too much or too little
  • Over or under eating
  • Chronic pain without a physical source
  • Uninterested in appearance
  • Avoiding friends and family
  • Self loathing
  • Trouble concentrating or being forgetful
  • Feeling emotionally numb
  • Thinking about dying

Major depression requires professional help. Over 15 million Americans suffer from major depression and don’t receive treatment (https://adaa.org/). If this is you, please contact Above It All Counseling Group to understand your treatment options. We are here to support and guide you to a healthier life.