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Talk With Your Doctor About Depression

If you think you might be depressed, talk with your doctor about how you are feeling. Depression is a serious illness.
Most people with depression feel better when they get treatment. That’s why it is important to talk to a doctor as soon as possible.
Depression is a real illness. Don’t wait. If you are depressed, see your doctor.
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Start Today: Small Steps
  • Look for signs of depression.
  • Get help right away if you or someone you know is thinking about suicide. Call 1-800-273-TALK or 911.
  • See a doctor. Get a medical checkup and talk about how you are feeling.

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