NGF Founder and President Mrs. Jean Goulbourn and Consultant Marco Araneta talked with ANC Mornings host Pinky Webb to bring depression to light.
ANC Asks: How do you pick yourself up when you’re depressed?
DO YOU FEEL ALONE? HOPELESS? HELPLESS?
If yes, then you may be suffering from depression.
It is important that one is aware of the symptoms of depression because early detection can lead to faster healing process. If you are suffering from 4 of any of these symptoms for more than 2 weeks, then you may wish to consider visiting your nearest mental health practitioner.
S– leep disturbances (insomnia/hypersomnia)
I – nterest reduced
G– uilt or feelings of worthlessness
E– nergy reduction/fatigue
A-ppetite disturbances (urge to eat is gone)
P-sychomotor agitation or retardation
S-uicidal behavior/thoughts of suicide/death
To those who are suffering from emotional crisis and are in need of assistance, kindly call the ICIC HOPELINE, a 24/7 information and crisis intervention center.
ICIC HOPELINE numbers:
2919 – toll-free number for ALL GLOBE and TM users nationwide
We are here to listen.
There will always be HOPE!