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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Pugle

How Depression Is Treated

If you’ve been diagnosed with clinical depression, also known as major depressive disorder (MDD), rest assured there are many treatment options available. Some people will experience only one depressive episode in their life, while others may have depression throughout their lives and require ongoing treatment.

Treatment for depression often includes a combination of prescription medication and psychotherapy. There are some lifestyle changes you can also make to manage depression symptoms. While some treatment methods help only in the short run, some can help you establish coping skills that offer lifelong benefits. Read more in Verywell.


Michelle Pugle, MA

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