Pearlman & Associates

655 Craig Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Monday – Saturday

Summer Depression: What You Need To Know + Coping Strategies

What Is Summer Depression?

Summer depression, also known as summer-onset seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is a type of depression that occurs during the summer months. Symptoms of summer depression can include irritability, agitation, anxiety, restlessness, weight loss, poor sleeping, and decreased appetite. Coping mechanisms for summer depression can include prioritizing a consistent sleep schedule, getting regular exercise, spending time outdoors, and seeking professional help if necessary. It is important to note that summer depression can be a serious condition and seeking help from a healthcare professional is recommended if symptoms persist.

Feeling Depressed? Learn more about summer depression and coping strategies below.

Additional helpful links: & is a St. Louis mental health therapy practice in Creve Coeur, Missouri. The practice has a team of mental health therapists who provide therapy and counseling services to kids, teens, adults, couples, and families. Dr. Lena Pearlman & Associates specializes in stress, anxiety, depression, relationships, and other mental health related issues and concerns. The practice can be reached by phone at: 314-942-1147, by email at: or on the web at: The office is located at: 655 Craig Road, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63141.