How can I get the most from depression treatment?
- Monitor your mood.
- Strengthen your social support.
- Stick with the prescribed treatment.
- See a depression expert.
- Don't ignore side effects.
- Never stop taking your depression medicine without your doctor's permission.
- Don't assume that you can stop taking your depression medicine when you feel better.
- Avoid alcohol or illicit substances.
- Learn how to manage stress.
- Maintain regular sleep habits.