Depression is a common problem for many people in today’s society and can often be debilitating to both the individual experiencing the condition and those around them. Clinical depression can be managed and treated with the assistance of medication and  counselling.  CLS staff are available for counselling sessions free of charge for anyone experiencing significant life issues and feelings of suicide.  CLS can assist you in making the right choices to assist your return to positive mental health.

Common symptoms of depression may include;

  • Lack of interests in activities
  • Withdrawal from family and friends
  • Fatigue and lack of energy
  • Tearfulness and crying
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Thoughts about death or suicide
  • Changes in eating and sleeping habits
  • Restlessness and agitation
  • Sadness and hopelessness
  • Feelings of worthlessness and guilt

If you are concerned that you or someone you care about may be suffering depression please contact your GP or CLS on 1300 132 098

See also the CLS Web resources page for helpful information available on the internet.