Depression

Depression is a strong emotion of feeling unhappy that can last for weeks, months, or even longer. Depression causes problems with the ability to function in life. It upsets your:

  • Relationships.

  • Sleep.

  • Eating habits.

  • Work habits.

HOME CARE

  • Take all medicine as told by your doctor.

  • Talk with a therapist, counselor, or friend.

  • Eat a healthy diet.

  • Exercise regularly.

  • Do not drink alcohol or use drugs.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

You start to have thoughts about hurting yourself or others.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.