At WellCare, we are here to care for your physical health AND your mental health. And when you are feeling down, depressed, stressed, or anxious, we are here for you. We can help with medication and non-medication treatment options, and we can connect you with appropriate resources (such as therapy, support groups, or psychiatry specialists) as needed. We are here whenever you need us with convenient Telehealth appointments, and we always have same-day appointments available for urgent needs.
Depression and anxiety are real and common medical conditions. They can occur together or separately. They may be triggered by life events or stressors or even influenced by genetics. They can also be caused by an imbalance of your normal brain chemicals. Overall, anxiety and depression can be influenced or brought on by a large variety of different factors that are often out of your control. If you are feeling down, depressed, or anxious - you are not alone, and you can always reach out to our caring team at WellCare for a convenient appointment to discuss these feelings and ways to help.
If you are struggling with Depression, you may experience various symptoms, such as:
Anxiety can also cause a wide variety of symptoms such as:
Panic attacks cause sudden, unexpected, and severe symptoms, such as shortness of breath, sweating, chest pain, and dizziness.
Depression and anxiety can both vary in severity and have many possible treatments. Good treatment regimens frequently include lifestyle changes such as increasing activity and exercise, working on a healthy diet, getting outside for fresh air on a regular basis, or stress reduction exercises. Treatment may also include some type of therapy and/or medication. At WellCare, we will work with you to develop the best treatment plan that is personalized to your unique needs and preferences. We are here for frequent follow-up and check-ins as often as you need them with our convenient, virtual appointments.
At WellCare, we also treat many other common mental health conditions. If you have questions about specific conditions or symptoms, please reach out to us!
If you are ever having serious thoughts of harming yourself or others you should seek emergency help right away by calling 911 or going to the nearest emergency department.
You can also reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline 24 hours a day by calling or texting 988.