Depression Screening Day

October is traditionally the time of the year that weather across the country takes a darker and cooler turn.And, that can be a time when many people notice problems with depression.

October 6th – today – has been designated National Depression Screening day. Depression is a disease that an estimated 19 million adults in the United States are currently living with.

If you think you or someone you know is affected by depression it is important to consult your physician right away. They can help steer you on the right course of action. There are a variety of treatments to help control the type of depression you may be suffering from…but step one is getting a diagnosis.