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  • Sam DiFranco

What is depression? At Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL.

Depression is a health condition that affects people psychologically, physically, and socially.  It is one of the most common mental health issues in the United States.   Research has indicated that most kids and adults will experience at least one episode of depression in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, in their lifetime, although not all will get the help they need.

But how do you know if you have depression?

Depression in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, can look different from person to person.  You might feel tired, worn out, or unmotivated.  You might feel worthless and overly self-critical.  You may withdraw from others, even the people that matter most to you.

When left untreated, depression in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, decreases your productivity, diminishes your relational life, and deteriorates your health – which is why it is one of the most common causes of disability and unemployment in America.

The most common warning signs of depression include:

  1. Hopelessness

  2. Loneliness and isolation

  3. Feeling down or frequently sad

  4. Negativity, worthlessness, or guilt

  5. Irritability or anger

  6. Unintentional changes in weight or appetite

  7. Loss of energy or motivation

  8. Difficulty with sleep (too much or too little)

  9. Loss of interest or pleasure

  10. Suicidal thoughts*

No matter how long you’ve struggled, no matter how hopeless things might seem, Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa FL, and Brandon FL, can help.

Starpointcounselingbrandon.com

Starpointcounselingtampa.com

Affordablecounselingbrandon.com

813-244-1251

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