Symptoms of depression or a depressive episode generally occur on most days over a period of at least two weeks. Depression symptoms that may benefit from treatment or counseling include:
There may be some differences of depression symptoms in children, teenagers, and older adults.
A trained mental health professional should evaluate the person and make the diagnosis.
Unfortunately, many people suffering from depression never seek treatment. The good news is that depression treatment can and does work to help lessen the symptoms of depression and increase quality of life. Research shows the highest success rates are depression treatment programs that combine medication therapy and talk therapy or counseling.
At Arbor Place in Menomonie and River Falls, we have professional therapists and counselors in our outpatient center who can work with you to treat your depression. Don’t wait – things can get better.