October Is Depression Awareness Month
October is Depression Awareness month. Follow these tips to stay at your peak!
Follow these tips to stay at your peak!
1. Feeling down?
2. Help yourself
If you have suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline immediately at
3. Open up
The sooner you seek treatment -- talk therapy and/or medications -- the better your outlook.
4. Sleep better
Treat problems such as insomnia or sleep apnea to help ease symptoms.
5. Call in
Try therapy by phone when you can’t meet in person.
6. Eat well
A quality diet rich in veggies, fruits, whole grains, and fish may help fight depression.
7. Monitor your mood
Download the WhatsMyM3 app for iPhone and Android.
8. Find a resource
Visit WebMD’s Depression Center for comprehensive info and the latest news.
9. Walk away
Depression can cloud your judgment. Take a deep breath, and make big decisions when you start to feel better.
Depression can return, so make sure you talk to your doctor if you begin to feel symptoms again.
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