What is Depression

Depression is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable.

Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities once enjoyed. It can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems and can decrease a person's ability to function at work and at home.

Symptoms of Depression
  • - Feeling sad or having a depressed mood
  • - Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed
  • - Significant weight loss or weight gain
  • - Thoughts of death or suicide
  • - Restlessness / Weakness
  • - Feeling worthless / Inappropriate guilt
  • - Memory and/or concentration issues
  • - Irritability or anger
  • - Trouble sleeping or sleeping too much