Life is too short. Don't let depression take one more minute of your life.
About 18.8 million American adults — both men and women — struggle with depression, a serious illness ranked among the most disabling disorders.If you have depression, physical changes in your brain negatively affect your body, mood and thoughts. The Behavioral Medicine Center provides complete inpatient and outpatient treatment for people with depression, a serious illness ranked among the most disabling disorders.
With proper treatment, nearly 80 percent of people with depression find relief. Nearly two-thirds do not get treatment simply because they don't recognize the warning signs.
If you have one or more of these symptoms, you may have depression. The symptoms may change over time and can vary from mild to intense.
- Difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much
- Changes in your weight or appetite
- Loss of energy or feeling tired all the time
- Persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, guilt or worthlessness (often common in women)
- Difficulty thinking, remembering or making decisions
- Loss of interest and enjoyment in activities
- Chronic pain, such as headaches or stomach aches
- Persistent irritability, restlessness, frustration or discouragement (often common in men)
- Thoughts of death or suicide *
*Seek help immediately.
How do I get help with depression?
- Call 262-928-4036 for free, confidential assistance.
- To learn more about depression, visit our Health Library