At Dallas Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, we strive to provide treatment at our world-class treatment facilities to anyone in our community who is suffering from mental illness. With October being National Depression and Mental Screening Month, now is the perfect time to learn the various depression signs you should look out for.
Common Depression Signs
Please note that not everyone manifests depression in the same way, as each individual’s situation is unique. This said, there are common depression signs you should look out for. Here is a list of some of the most common signs.
- Feelings of hopelessness and/or helplessness
- Loss of interest in daily activities such as favorite hobbies or sex
- Loss of energy
- Appetite or drastic changes in weight
- Problems with concentration
- Reckless behavior
- Anger or irritability
Remember that one does need to display all of the above signs to have developed clinical depression.
When to Seek Help
If you have noticed one or more of these depression signs in yourself or a loved one, the best time to seek help is now.
There is no shame in seeking help from a medical professional. By doing so, you can find the help and treatment you need in order to live a more fulfilling life. Whether it’s through therapy, medication, or both, there is help available.
Dallas Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
At Dallas Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, we offer free and confidential assessments where you can sit down with a medical professional who can determine what kind of treatment will work best for you.
Contact us today if you are interested in scheduling an assessment or if you have questions about our facilities or services.