Your Treatment Options
There are many types of treatment that can help alleviate the symptoms of depression. Two-thirds of people living with the condition never seek treatment, even though 80 percent of all people with clinical depression who seek treatment do see improvement within a matter of weeks. Not all treatments will work for everyone. Your doctor can help determine which method or methods are right for you.
Typical depression treatments involve medications, therapy, exercise, lifestyle changes, and, typically as a last resort, medical procedures.
Growing research on gratitude shows that the more thankful people are, the happier they are. Learn why and how to practice daily acts of thanks.
Clinical trials are used to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of new medications and treatment devices. Your participation may help with depression research, and lead to medical treatment breakthroughs.
You’re more sensitive to your environment than you may think. As temperatures drop, spirits often do, too. Be proactive this winter and prevent SAD before first snowfall.
Not only does volunteering benefit the cause, but by it also makes you feel better about yourself. You can work volunteering into even the busiest schedule.