Mental Health Care for Depression and Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety Treatment in Lewes Delaware

Understanding Depression and Knowing the Signs

The CDC defines depression as a series of symptoms that persist over an extended period of time. These symptoms include the following. 

  • Constant sadness 
  • Loss of interest 
  • Irritability and restlessness 
  • Sleep trouble
  • Drastic changes in appetite
  • Physical pains that don’t respond to treatment 
  • Difficulty concentrating or making decisions
  • Fatigue 
  • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt 
  • Suicidal thoughts 
  • Self-harm

Depression can be caused by genetic, psychological, and environmental factors. It can be brought on by trauma, abuse, financial issues, major life changes, medical issues like cancer, medications, and drug and alcohol use. Sometimes, there is no root cause as to why a person gets depression. It’s important to understand that anyone can become depressed at any time. One out of every six adults experiences depression. Those who are depressed may experience other mental health issues, like anxiety, alongside their depression. 

What is Anxiety?

According to the CDC, 15.6% of people experienced mild, moderate, or severe anxiety in 2019. Generalized anxiety disorder is defined by extreme worry and physical symptoms like fatigue, difficulty focusing, and restlessness. According to the report, anxiety was most common among those aged 18-29, and women were more likely than men to have anxiety symptoms. Anxiety can severely impact a person’s quality of life by causing sleep disturbances, relationship impairments, and physical pain. 

Depression and Anxiety: You Don’t Have to Manage it Alone

Unfortunately, there are a lot of stigmas and misinformation surrounding mental illnesses like depression and anxiety. These stigmas can make it harder for patients to reach out and get the help they need to feel better. Seeing a medical professional when you have symptoms of these conditions can help you get properly diagnosed and treated. At Atracare Health, we offer a caring, compassionate environment that’s free of judgment. We want to get you the help you need by providing you with all the treatments, information, resources, and referrals that can help you get better. 

Get the Mental and Physical Help You Need at Atracare Health Today

Managing depression and anxiety alone can be difficult, but treatment can begin when you receive a diagnosis. At Atracare Health, we pride ourselves on being a premier medical facility that treats the whole body – both mental and physical.  With the help of technology, our extremely well-qualified clinical staff, and modern medicine, we can diagnose and treat patients who are struggling with depression and anxiety. Schedule an appointment with one of our Primary Care clinicians to get a diagnosis and begin working on a treatment plan that fits your personal needs and goals. Don’t hesitate to reach out and get the treatment you deserve.  Getting the help you need, and deserve is as easy as scheduling your appointment here, or by using our text-to-schedule feature right from your phone (302-517-1385). You’ll always talk to a local, well-qualified individual who’s local to our area. Wondering how much an appointment will cost? For those who owe a deductible, or don’t have insurance, we have transparent pricing listed on our self-pay page. Thank you for making Atracare Health your choice for premier care in Lewes Delaware!

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