Savannah
In Savannah

Savannah Georgia Mental Health Treatment Centers

Savannah is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Chatham County, in the U.S. state of Georgia. The city of Savannah was established in 1733 and was the colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later the first state capital of Georgia.
Each year Savannah attracts millions of visitors, who enjoy the city’s architecture and historic buildings like the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low (founder of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America).

Today Savannah’s downtown area, which includes the Savannah Historic District, the Savannah Victorian Historic District and 22 parklike squares, is one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the United States.

Symptoms of Common Mental Health Issues

Manic depression symptoms (as found in manic-depressive disorder or bipolar disorder) involve symptom sets that are the opposite of each other. One involves a “high” set and the other a “low” set. These symptoms are found in a continuous range from mild to moderate to extreme. Moderate to high symptoms can range increased energy, activity, and restlessness. It can take one from excessively ‘high,’ overly good, euphoric mood to distractibility, or can’t concentrate well. The list goes onto racing thoughts, talking very fast or extreme irritability. Abuse of drugs, particularly cocaine, alcohol, and sleeping medications is a risk.The low or depressed state can be lasting sad, anxious, or empty mood. Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness can plague a person. Decreased energy, a feeling of fatigue or sleeping too much can be a sign of manic depression. The risk of this type is when thoughts of death or suicide attempts when battling this disorder.

PTSD, otherwise known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to one or more terrifying events in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. It is a severe and ongoing emotional reaction to an extreme trauma. It can be caused from wars, childhood abuse, 9/11 or any number of life’s traumatic events either personal or global.

For bipolar disorder, genetic factors contribute substantially to the likelihood of developing bipolar disorder, and environmental factors are also implicated. Bipolar disorder is often treated with medications, and sometimes other psychiatric drugs. Psychotherapy also has a role, often when there has been some recovery of stability. In serious cases in which there is a risk of harm to oneself; these cases generally involve severe manic episodes with dangerous behavior or depressive episodes with suicidal ideation.

Finding Treatment for Mental Health

As you can see there are many levels of depression and disorders. If you or a loved one is exhibiting any of the behaviors listed above, there are many facilities and doctors to help.

Savannah Treatment Centers

502 E LIBERTY ST,
Savannah, GA 31401
visit clinic website
912-233-1877

3100 MONTGOMERY ST,
Savannah, GA 31405
visit clinic website
912-651-7420

120 FAHM ST,
Savannah, GA 31401
visit clinic website
912-495-8887

107 FAHM ST,
Savannah, GA 31401
visit clinic website
912-495-8887