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Anxiety Symptom Checklist

If you are experiencing the first symptom on the checklist or at least 3 of the symptoms that follow and they persist for several months, talk to a mental health professional.

  1.  Chronic, exaggerated worry & tension most days.
  2. Restlessness
  3. Fatigue
  4. Difficulty concentrating
  5. Irritability
  6. Muscle tension
  7. Headaches
  8. Sleep problems

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Mild Depression : Feeling down for a few weeks to a month.  Beginning to interfere with your work or relationships.  Often responds well to a combo of therapy and lifestyle changes.

Moderate to Severe Depression: Can be more wide reaching. Feelings of sadness, emptiness, and hopelessness. A loss of interest in most activities nearly every day.  Changes in sleep, appetite, energy, and ability to concentrate.  Combining therapy with your medication alleviates symptoms quicker and improves long term oct comes.

Depression Checklist

If you experience five or more of these symptoms for 2 weeks or longer, talk to a mental health professional.

  1. Persistent sad, anxious, or "empty" mood. 
  2. Sleeping too much or too little.
  3. Reduced or increased appetite.
  4. Loss of pleasure and interest in activities you once enjoyed, including sex.
  5. Restlessness, irritability
  6. Persistent physical symptoms that don't respond to treatment (chronic pain, digestive disorders)
  7. Difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  8. Fatigue, lethargic
  9. Feeling guilty, hopeless, worthless, helpless, or filled with self-hatred
  10. Thoughts of suicide or death  If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts seek professional help immediately.

Depression in children and teens:

  1. Frequent sadness, crying
  2. Persistent boredom, low energy
  3. Extreme sensitivity to rejection or failure
  4. Complaints of physical illness
  5. Poor concentration
  6. Thoughts or expression of suicidal thoughts
  7. Hopelessness
  8. Social isolation
  9. Irritability, anger, hostility
  10. Absences from school
  11. Changes in eating and sleeping
  12. Decreased interest or inability to enjoy favored activities
  13. Feelings of guilt & low self-esteem
  14. Difficulty with relationships
  15. Poor performance in school
  16. Talk and effort to run away


Adult Attention-Deficit Disorder Checklist

If the following issues sound familiar talk to a mental health professional.

  1. You constantly have a feeling of inner restlessness & an overwhelming desire to multitask.
  2. You feel like you have so many thoughts in your mind at once that if you don't voice them or write them down you'll  lose them.
  3. You are easily distracted.
  4. You take on projects you have the skills to tackle but don't finish them.
  5. You frequently lose or misplace items.
  6. You often show up late or at the wrong time for appointments & events.
  7. You can't sit still long enough to accomplish things you want to.
  8. You have trouble remembering even things that are important to you.

Professional treatment is important.  More than 80% of people who receive treatment for depression improve.