How common is depression?
As many as 20 million adults suffer from depression each year. Depression is a common medical condition with very specific symptoms.
The symptoms with depression, as with any other illness, may differ from person to person. Depression is not a sign of weakness or a character flaw. It is a medical condition.
Signs and symptoms of Depression
The term depression refers to:
And is accompanied by some of the following symptoms:
If you think you or someone you know may suffer from depression, contact Region 8 Mental Health Services at 824-0342.
Only a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional can make a diagnosis of depression.
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