Depression can strike at any time throughout an individuals life and under a variety of different circumstances and reasons. Many people struggle with depression, with over 6.7 of the United States population, 18 years and older, suffering each year with the condition. Struggling with depressive feelings can negatively affect a persons entire world including relationships, work, school, and physical and mental well-being. There is With depression there are varying degrees of severity which requires different treatment approaches for each individual.
Common Depression Symptoms
Mood and Behavioral Disturbances: Hopelessness, Anxiety, loss of interest in activities, agitation, sadness, crying, social isolation, and mood swings.
Irregular Sleeping Patterns: waking up multiple times throughout the night, insomnia, and overly tired without exertion.
Physical Symptoms: Increased hunger, fatigue, and loss of appetite hunger, fatigue, loss of appetite, and weight gain or weight loss..
Cognitive: Inability to focus, slowing in processing, and possible thoughts of suicide.
If you or someone you know is struggling and not sure where to start, The Treatment Specialist can lead the way and be a guiding light for you. Every individual’s situation is unique and that is why we provide a free confidential telephone assessment to discuss your specific needs and symptoms to review the best recommended treatment options.
Depression Rehab and Treatment Options
There are a number of options and levels of care depending on the severity of depression. Milder to moderate depression can benefit from outpatient treatments such as individual therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), or intensive outpatient programs. More severe depression can benefit from higher levels of care such as residential treatment or hospitalization. Residential rehab for depression provides an individual to be removed from outside influences and triggers and provides the ability to fully focus on healing and recovery from depression. Depression rehab provides an intensive treatment program while living at the treatment facilities residence. Hospitalization is typically the last resort for those who are having thoughts of hurting themselves which is the most severe form of depression. If someone requires hospitalization, this typically ranges from a few days to couple of weeks.
Types of Depression
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
Persistent Depressive Disorder
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
The Treatment Specialist Treatment Network
The Treatment Specialist offers a free confidential assessment to review your complete history including medical conditions, psych-social, and psychiatric conditions and symptoms. The Treatment Specialist team will provide individualized support and guidance to you or your loved one and find you the best possible depression treatment option for your unique situation and needs. Call and ask for The Treatment Specialist at 866-644-7911