Depression is very different from being disappointed or feeling off or sad for a few days, all this can just be life at times. However, when being down interferes with life, nothing matters and it’s difficult to feel happy or vibrant, when just getting out of bed is hard to do, that needs to be dealt with. Some people may feel generally miserable or unhappy without really knowing why.Enter your text here...
When to get emergency help
If you think you may hurt yourself or attempt suicide, call 911 or your local emergency number immediately.
A word of caution, don’t mess around this is serious stuff!
Also consider these options if you’re having suicidal thoughts:
Call your doctor or mental health professional.
If you have a loved one who is in danger of suicide or has made a suicide attempt, make sure someone stays with that person. Call 911 or your local emergency number immediately. Or, if you think you can do so safely, take the person to the nearest hospital emergency room
Symptoms of Depression?
According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms of depression could include:
It’s not known exactly what causes depression. As with many mental disorders, a variety of factors may be involved, such as:
Depression often begins in the teens, 20s or 30s, but it can happen at any age. More women than men are diagnosed with depression, but this may be due in part because women are more likely to seek treatment.
Factors that seem to increase the risk of developing or triggering depression include:
Depression is a serious disorder that can take a terrible toll on you and your family. Depression often gets worse if it isn’t treated, resulting in emotional, behavioral and health problems that affect every area of your life.
Examples of complications associated with depression include:
There’s no sure way to prevent depression. However, these strategies may help.
Types of Depression
Common types of depression include:
If you identify with a particular description try to not create a story around it. This is meant as a starting point, to begin the journey of having the life you want.
We are simply not taught how to get out of anxiety let alone never get in. It takes wisdom, skills and community. This is the purpose of the ADF “Way Out Method”.
Why try to figure out the path yourself? You have better things to accomplish and experience with your time.