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Depression Treatment Atlanta

Clinical depression is one of the most debilitating mental health conditions. Living with depression means no longer enjoying certain activities, having low energy, and feeling overwhelming sadness and despair. At Inner Voyage Recovery Center, we understand the harmful effects of this condition and want to see you overcome it through our proven treatment methods. 

Our physicians and mental health experts can put together a treatment plan tailored to you and targeting the underlying cause of your pain. We promise to treat you with care and compassion as you navigate the path toward happiness. 

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What Causes Depression?

Millions live with major depressive disorder due to its many risk factors. The leading cause is your brain’s biochemistry, which can result in depression symptoms if abnormal. Genetics can also increase your risk of the disorder, as it tends to run in families.

Exposure to upsetting environments could make you more susceptible to depressive moods. For instance, experiencing neglect, abuse, violence, and other types of trauma can heighten your depression. 

Symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder

Clinical depression involves more than just feeling sad, as we all do from time to time. Patients tend to experience many of the following symptoms:

  • Feelings of all-consuming sadness, pain, and despair
  • Loss of interest in activities you once enjoyed
  • Low energy 
  • Trouble sleeping or oversleeping
  • Appetite changes
  • Thoughts of self-harm 

If a doctor diagnoses you with persistent depressive disorder, your symptoms may be milder but impact you in the long term. In most cases, symptoms persist for more than two months. 

Treatment Options We Offer

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders, but thankfully, it’s relatively easy to treat. Medication therapy is an effective solution to alter your brain chemistry and control your negative emotions. To combat severe depressive moods, we combine medications with counseling for the best results.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is an approach we use to target anything causing trouble in your life. This could involve grief, relationship issues, substance abuse, or more. A licensed therapist will work with you one on one to find solutions and introduce new ways of positive thinking. 

Voicing your thoughts and emotions with a professional helps them identify and analyze harmful thought patterns. They can provide you with strategies you can implement in daily life to change your behavior. We also offer trauma and family therapy regimens, which suit some patients more than others. 

Our empathetic staff is ready to help you cope with depression and will create a custom treatment plan that addresses the exact problems you face. We have years of experience in the mental health field and are dedicated to guiding you away from depressive thoughts. 

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Overcome Depression With Treatment in Atlanta, Georgia

Depression is treatable as long as you are willing to take the first step and ask for help. Inner Voyage Recovery Center can help in your journey toward a happier, healthier life. Contact us at (470) 460-8437 or explore our admissions page to learn more or enroll in a residential treatment plan. 

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