Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

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10 million American’s are suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that is related to changes in seasons. SAD begins and ends at about the same times every year. If you are like most people with SAD, your symptoms start in the fall and continue into the winter months, sapping your energy and making you feel moody. The symptoms can be distressing and overwhelming and can interfere with daily functioning. However, it can be treated. About 5% of adults in the U.S. experience SAD and it typically lasts about 40% of the year.

Signs & Symptoms of SAD:

  • Feeling depressed most of the day, nearly every day
  • Losing interest in activities you once enjoyed
  • Having low energy
  • Oversleeping
  • Weight gain

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, help is out there. Mental Health Consultants (MHC) is your go-to contact for all behavioral health needs. Your mental health benefit through MHC includes in and outpatient support, like therapy or counseling.

Don’t wait, call today to get the help you need.

 

           Phone: 1-800-255-3081      |      Website: www.mhconsultants.com