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Major Depressive Disorder Treatment Overview

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Care Plan

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First steps to consider

  • It’s important to see a healthcare provider, like a primary care provider or a mental health provider, to get a diagnosis and discuss a treatment plan.
  • Depression is often best treated with a combination of therapy, lifestyle changes, and medication.

Emergency Care

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If you have thoughts or plans of hurting yourself, call 911 or 988 (the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline) or go to the nearest emergency room or psychiatric hospital.

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