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If you or a loved one is suffering from Depression, please call 954-951-2929 to speak with one of our Therapists today! There is Hope and Help available!
The term Depression is associated with feeling of sadness, hopelessness, irritability, and unmotivated. Experiencing these symptoms from time to time can be a normal part of life. When one experiences these with a loss of interest in daily life for more than 2 weeks it is likely Clinical Depression
Depression Counseling & Treatments:
Depression can be improved with treatment. Psychotherapy or a combination of psychotherapy and medication is most common, depending on one’s history and persistence of symptoms. The earlier treatment can begin, the more effective the results. Depression Counseling is available at the Counseling and Wellness Center of South Florida.
- Thoughts of suicide or death
- Major fatigue
- Loss of energy
- Chronic pain
- Digestive disorders
- Loss of pleasure and interest in once enjoyed activities
- Sleep issues
- Severe sadness
- Feeling numb
- Changes in appetite
- Difficulty concentrating
- Difficulty making decisions
- Feeling guilty
- Feeling hopeless
- Feeling worthless
There are several factors why someone may become clinically depressed. For some, there could be many reasons contributing to depression and while others it may be a single reason. Oftentimes, people can become depressed for no apparent reason.
- Situational – Challenging and highly stressful life events such as death of a loved one, financial problems or divorce.
- Medication – Some medications can have depressive side effects.
- Gender – Women tend to experience depression more often than men due to hormonal changes women experience during menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth and menopause.
- Biological – Having too much or too little neurotransmitters-brain chemicals that when changed, may cause depression.
- Cognitive – People with low self-esteem and negativity are more likely to develop clinical depression.
- Co-occurrence – Certain illness can coincide with depression such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
- Genetic – Having a family history of the illness increases the risk for developing depression.
Call 954-951-2929 to speak with one of our Therapists today.
Important: If you are having thoughts of harming yourself, it’s important to reach out for help right now.
South Florida Crisis Intervention: Dial 211
SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)