Depression symptoms could include but not limited to: increased feelings of loneliness, not sleeping as much, withdrawing from friends and families, feeling worthless, feeling numb, and so much more. Depression symptoms aren’t always obvious, but they are all around us. If depression becomes more severe, you should seek professional counselling. Depression can progress to major depression if it is not treated. This is a form of clinical depression that requires treatment.
It doesn’t matter if you start with a simple task like sharing your troubles on psych2go, or searching for help. But it is possible to start small. You can only begin to take the first steps towards recovery by acknowledging that you need it.
We recommend speaking to a professional if you see any of these symptoms getting worse.
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