Symptoms of Depression

  • Feeling sad, empty or numb.

  • Feeling hopeless, helpless, and or/ worthless.

  • Loss of interest, motivation or pleasures.

  • Irritability or crankiness; constantly critical or complaining.

  • Changes in appetite; unusual weight gain or loss.

  • Changes in sleep patterns (trouble falling asleep, sleeping all the time).

  • Fatigue, loss of energy.

  • Physical slowing of speech, movements or thinking.

  • Low self esteem and self confidence.

  • Poor concentration or indecisiveness.

  • Thoughts of death or suicide.

  • Increased behavioral problems (trouble at school, work, etc.)

  • Thoughts of suicide, suicide plans, or attempts.

  • Persistent physical problems (i.e.: neck/back pain, headaches, stomach aches, joint pain).

If you or someone you know are concerned about any of these symptoms, help is available and is the key to suicide prevention.

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