Depression is beyond sadness, it's an intense feeling of hopelessness and a continuous lack of interest to do enjoyable things. Depression is a medical diagnosed illness, not a sign of weakness, but it is treatable. Causes for depression may vary but may include chemical imbalance in the brain and stressful life events such as loss, failure, unemployment. Symptoms of depression may include: Changes in appetite, decrease in energy level, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, guilt, hopelessness, constant unhappiness, mood swings, restless sleeping, social isolation, excessive hunger, lack of concentration, weight gain or loss and many other symptoms. Care Counseling & Children's Services has a highly qualified team of professionals trained to diagnose and treat depression and other mental illnesses.