Have you been struggling with a deep weight of sadness that you can’t seem to shake off? Has it become increasingly difficult to get out of bed every morning?
It is important to take a step back and evaluate yourself; to see if you are experiencing these changes, as they might be signs of clinical depression.
Disclaimer: This video is not intended to diagnose or self-treat. Please reach out to a qualified healthcare provider or mental health professional if you are struggling.
We’ve also made a video on the signs it’s depression, not laziness: https://youtu.be/q8HRGiUeZwc
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The Depression Project. (2021, October 14). Things You May Not Realize You’re Doing Because of Depression. instagram.com. Retrieved from www.instagram.com/p/CU_FLX2NKR8/.
What Is Depression? American Psychiatric Association. (n.d.). Retrieved from www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/depression/what-is-depression.