How to Get Help for Your Depression

How to Get Help for Your Depression

These online tests can help you find help for a number of mental health concerns.

Feeling blue and it won’t go away?

Medical experts define depression as something that lasts at least two weeks. If you have it, you can experience a range of emotions and physical symptoms that can cause feelings of sadness. This often makes it hard for you to enjoy activities that you once found fun.

October 11th is National Depression Screening Day and it’s a day to step back and help yourself or someone you know, who is suffering.

The thing is, finding help can seem difficult, but it’s only a click away.

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Mental Health America has a variety of online mental health screening tests that you can take. Click here and test yourself or someone you know for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, psychosis, PTSD and addiction problems.

It’s a fact that some people living with depression mistakenly believe their symptoms are a “normal part of life”. But they don’t have to be.

It can be difficult to identify your own mental health problem when it may cloud your thinking or create a tarnished perspective on your own situation. For this reason, it can be useful to take a test like those mentioned above, in order to gain unbiased feedback that could lead to help, if you need it.

Major depression is one of the most common forms of mental illness and affects almost 7% of the American adults. Sadly, clinical depression can lead to suicide.

For more information on getting help, click here.

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