Nov 17th, 2020
The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, but for those already managing depression, the season can exacerbate symptoms. This year, COVID-19 risks and restrictions add a unique set of challenges to the mix.
Oceans Behavioral Healthcare, a behavioral health provider focused on healing and long-term recovery, recognizes holiday depression is a serious problem that can affect many Americans, especially in the midst of a nationwide pandemic.
Whether you’re stressed about you and your loved ones’ health, finances or changes to your holiday plans, it is critical to care for your overall health and wellness during this potentially overwhelming time.
A few symptoms of holiday depression include headaches, excessive drinking, overeating, decreased interest in activities once found enjoyable and insomnia or excessive sleeping.
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The Oceans team of psychiatrists, medical physicians and caregivers strives to act as a support for patients and family members during this season.
If you notice any warning signs in yourself or someone you know, schedule an appointment with your doctor.
Oceans is passionate about helping older adults and seniors individuals experiencing depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. Utilizing proven, innovative and progressive therapies, Oceans’ qualified professionals strive to promote long-term wellness through a range of inpatient and outpatient psychiatric counseling and treatment options.
If you think or someone you know you may need treatment for seasonal depression, contact us today.
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