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Depression Help

Depression is a mood disorder—not a “bad mood”— that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. Also called major depressive disorder or clinical depression, it affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems. You may have trouble doing normal day-to-day activities, and sometimes you may feel as if life isn’t worth living. More than just a bout of the blues, depression isn’t a weakness and you can’t simply “snap out” of it.

While individual symptoms and causes of depression differ, taking proactive steps and making positive lifestyle changes can help.

Do Things That Make You Feel Good

Go for a walk, exercise, spend time with friends. Pick up a hobby you used to enjoy or you think you might enjoy. The point is to start moving and creating and to do things that spark joy.

Do Things That Make You Feel Good

Go for a walk, exercise, spend time with friends. Pick up a hobby you used to enjoy or you think you might enjoy. The point is to start moving and creating and to do things that spark joy.

Nutrition And Mental Health
Be Mindful Of Diet And Nutrition

The old saying, “you are what you eat,” has a lot of truth to it. Deficiencies in certain vitamins can trigger depression, yet some foods play a role in stabilizing mood. While it’s often best to get your nutrition from whole foods, supplements can also be beneficial.

At PCC we believe supplements and nutrition are a vital part of our patient’s success, so we create tailored plans to support our patient’s wellness.

Nutrition And Mental Health
Be Mindful Of Diet And Nutrition

The old saying, “you are what you eat,” has a lot of truth to it. Deficiencies in certain vitamins can trigger depression, yet some foods play a role in stabilizing mood. While it’s often best to get your nutrition from whole foods, supplements can also be beneficial.

At PCC we believe supplements and nutrition are a vital part of our patient’s success, so we create tailored plans to support our patient’s wellness.

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Reach Out And Connect With Others

Human beings are social creatures, but in our modern world it’s common to feel isolated. Spend time with friends, keep social obligations (even if you don’t always feel up to it), or join a group with people who have similar interests. Even spending time with our pets can help us feel companionship and stave off feelings of isolation.

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Reach Out And Connect With Others

Human beings are social creatures, but in our modern world it’s common to feel isolated. Spend time with friends, keep social obligations (even if you don’t always feel up to it), or join a group with people who have similar interests. Even spending time with our pets can help us feel companionship and stave off feelings of isolation.

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When To Seek Help

If you’ve made positive lifestyle changes and you find your depression worsening, it may be time to seek professional help.

Psychiatric Care Center can help. PCC offers an Adult Day Program which focuses on core issues like depression, anxiety, and stress management and offers a dual diagnosis track for people who are also struggling with chemical dependency.

Learn more about our Intensive Outpatient Program for adults.

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When To Seek Help

If you’ve made positive lifestyle changes and you find your depression worsening, it may be time to seek professional help.

Psychiatric Care Center can help. PCC offers an Adult Day Program which focuses on core issues like depression, anxiety, and stress management and offers a dual diagnosis track for people who are also struggling with chemical dependency.

Learn more about our Intensive Outpatient Program for adults.