Your mental health is as critical to your well-being as your physical health. At Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center in Newark, New Jersey, Virginia Atieh, FNP, and Selande Charles, FNP, oversee comprehensive mental health services for you and your entire family. If you’re suffering symptoms of a condition like depression or anxiety, call today or use the online tool to schedule a visit.
When your mental health is interfering with your quality of life, it’s time to seek help. Untreated, anxiety and depression, as well as other conditions, can worsen and deeply impact your physical health, relationships, work, and enjoyment of life.
Feeling anxious or sad on occasion is completely normal. You often have these emotions in response to a specific incident, like a work deadline or death in the family. But when these feelings persist, they take a considerable toll on your life.
Symptoms that suggest you would benefit from mental health care include:
Children may show mental health issues differently. They may perform poorly at school or act out in the classroom or at home.
Anyone can develop problems like depression and anxiety. These conditions can result from issues with your hormones or brain chemistry. They also run in families.
You may develop depression or anxiety as a result of life circumstances or:
Mental health conditions often occur together. You may become depressed due to bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, or another condition.
The providers at Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center know how a mental health condition can affect every aspect of your life. Committed to helping you find a treatment plan that works, customized treatments combine counseling and medication to help you overcome symptoms and restore a high quality of life.
The providers at Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center are experienced in diagnosing and treating anxiety and depression. They also offer comprehensive care for other mental health issues and behavioral disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.
Mental health problems take a toll on your relationships, work-life, and schooling but also can negatively affect your physical health. Chronic anxiety and depression can increase your risk of developing heart problems, chronic pain and headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, respiratory issues, and problems with your immune system.
Get the mental health care you and your family needs. Call Hope & Esperanza Community Health Center today or use the online tool to schedule an appointment.