COPA HEALTH 31 DAYS OF HEALING: ASKING FOR HELP IS A SIGN OF STRENGTH
May 16, 2021, Mesa, AZ: Depression is a serious mental illness. Remember: Asking for help is a sign of strength, not weakness.
Feeling down at times is a normal part of life. Sad and upsetting things happen to everyone. If you’re feeling sad or hopeless on a regular basis, you could be dealing with depression.
Depression is a serious medical condition that can get worse without proper treatment. Those who seek treatment often see improvements in symptoms in just a few weeks.
If left untreated, complications can include weight gain or loss, physical pain, substance use problems, panic attacks, relationship problems, social isolation, thoughts of suicide and self-harm.
Asking for help is a sign of strength