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Depression Treatment

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Depression Treatment – When to contact a doctor? Or when to get immediate help?

If you feel you have symptoms of depression, make an appointment with your doctor or mental health professional as soon as possible. If you think someone from your family or friends is going through it, try to talk to them and convince them to take medical help.

It is always good to talk if you feel like you have depression. One can talk to a friend, family member, loved one, or even a mentor or a faith leader whom he or she trusts. This is really better than going for a depression treatment.

Depression treatment

A person should call for immediate help if he is having suicidal thoughts or thoughts of hurting himself. A family member or friend should also contact for immediate help if they come to know about such issues.

Contact the doctor, hospital, or mental health professional for treatment for depression.

 

Read MoreCauses of depression | Signs and Symptoms of Depression

 

Call suicide helpline numbers.

1. AASRA
Contact number: +91 22 2754 6669
Hours: All seven days, 09:00 am to 9:00 pm.

2. Sneha Foundation India 
Contact number: +914424640050
Hours: all days (24x 7)).

3. Roshni
Contact number: +914066202000/+91 40 7904646
Hours: operational from Monday to Saturday, between 11 am to 9 pm.

4. Connecting
Contact number: +919922001122
Hours: operational from 2 pm – 8 pm daily

5. Vandrevala Foundation
Contact number: 18602662345
Hours: all days (24×7)

Sources
suicide.org
lbb.in

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