Depression Treatment Centers for Salt Lake City, UT
Utah has the highest rates of depression in the country, with 21.5 percent of adults experiencing depression in 2016. Unfortunately, depression is a common mental illness that will seriously affect your emotional state and cause other severe symptoms. Depression can impact how you think, sleep, eat and perform during your day-to-day life.
There are many different signs of depression, which often depends on the person. However, there are a few common signs that you can be on the lookout for:
- Lack of energy
- Trouble sleeping
- Restlessness and irritability
- Either loss of appetite and weight loss or overeating and weight gain
- Constant distraction and forgetful
- No interest in favorite hobbies or activities
- Constant feelings of sadness, anxiety or emptiness
- Feelings of hopelessness, worthlessness or pessimism
When left untreated, depression can often cause suicidal thoughts and even result in suicide attempts. Fortunately, depression is treatable through a combination of therapy and medication. If you suspect that you or loved one is experiencing depression, call Family Counseling Center.
We understand that the word “therapy” often makes people feel nervous or uncomfortable. That’s why each of our therapists creates a safe and secure environment that allows you to comfortably share your feelings. Our therapists will take the time to understand your needs, allowing them to create a personalized treatment that works best for you. As soon as our diagnostic evaluation is completed, we’ll start you on your treatment plan. Depending on the patient, it may involve both antidepressant medications and psychotherapies.
When you turn to Family Counseling Center, you’ll gain the skills needed to healthily express and experience your emotions. With our counselors, you won’t feel alone. They’re here to patiently listen to you express yourself and to help you work through your feelings.
Call Family Counseling Center Today
You shouldn’t have to suffer through the grappling effects of depression on your own. The experienced therapists at Family Counseling Center are ready to help you. Contact us today at 801-261-3500 to book your first appointment.