There are many additional resources for people to cope with their depression symptoms and rehabilitate themselves as well from other underlying mental health concerns, such as substance use disorder and anxiety. People can have their free online assessment to find out the best course of action for their treatment.
This type of treatment involves the administration of medication that may involve antidepressants, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), mood stabilizers, anti-anxiety, and stimulant medications.
It is often the most recommended form of a treatment plan, especially for mild cases. It can come either in group therapy or individual therapy which reframes an individual's feelings and behaviors to deal with their depression. When a person has a co-occurring disorder, such as anxiety and drugs & alcohol addiction, they may opt to stay temporarily at a residential treatment center to better focus on their therapies as well as get ample support from caregivers who treat them with much respect and dignity, while valuing their feelings well.
TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation)
This non-invasive procedure directs magnetic energy pulses at the regions of the brain responsible for mood alteration. Depression treatment programs calling for TMS are often reserved when patients are resistant to therapy and medication and show signs of deteriorating.
This form of depression treatment is unique as it uses a holistic approach. It teaches mindfulness and meditation as a means to combat their depression, which can be through acupuncture, relaxation techniques (yoga & tai chi), guided imagery, and music/art therapy.