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Depression often accompanies anxiety disorders and, when it does, it needs to be treated as well.

Symptoms of depression include:

  • Feelings of sadness
  • Hopelessness
  • Changes in appetite or sleep
  • Low energy
  • Difficulty concentrating

There is help for depression. Most people with depression can be effectively treated with antidepressant medications, certain types of psychotherapy, or a combination of both.

Addressing the depression will allow anxiety to be treated, whether it is affecting you in the form of a panic attack, obsessive compulsive behavior or social phobia.

Are you concerned that you or someone you care for is experiencing anxiety and depression? Contact EAP at 757-398-2374 or 1-800-EAP-3257.