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Depression

 

 

 

 

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Signs and Symptoms 

• Persistent sad, anxious or "empty" mood    

• Sleeping too little or sleeping too much

• Reduced appetite and weight loss, or increased appetite and weight gain

• Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed

• Restlessness or irritability

• Persistent physical symptoms not responding to treatment (e.g., headaches, chronic pain, or constipation and other digestive disorders etc.)

• Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions

• Fatigue or loss of energy

• Feeling guilty, hopeless or worthless

• Excessive crying

• Thoughts of death or suicide 

 

Ways to Seek Help

Counseling Center

Provides free and confidential personal and academic counseling to students.  Operating Hours: Monday-Friday, 8a-5p (also summers hours)   Contact: (678) 839-6428   Location: 123 Row Hall

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Atlanta Chapter of Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Understanding Depression Handout

 

Tips for Coping With Life Issues

Dealing With Family