Depression affects your mental health as well as your physical health. The symptoms of depression can have a negative impact on motivation and happiness, and the negative thoughts and moods can fuel self-medication with drugs and alcohol that can turn into an addiction. The reality of depression reveals the importance of a depression treatment program for anyone struggling with symptoms of this mental health disorder.

The following infographic, provided by Summit Estate Recovery Center, helps to emphasize the reality of how depression impacts individuals and families across California and the United States.

depression treatment infographic

Via Summit Estate Recovery Center