Surviving Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

24. What are signs that I should seek professional help for depression?

Some signs that may indicate you need professional help for depression include

  • feelings of worry, sadness, and hopelessness that don't go away
  • feeling overwhelmed or out of control for long periods of time
  • crying for a long time or many times a day
  • thinking about hurting or killing yourself
  • loss of interest in usual activities.