Feeling blue? Feeling tired? Does everything seem like it takes too much effort? You may be suffering from depression. If you answered "yes" to these questions, you may be 1 of the 17 million Americans diagnosed with depression every year. Recognizing the symptoms and asking for help by talking to your doctor is the first and most important step in feeling better.
Depression can be described as feeling sad, blue, unhappy or down in the dumps. A lot people can feel this way from time to time.
However, if feelings of sadness, loss, anger or frustration get in the way of your life or last for a long period of time, you may have depression that needs medical attention.
- Recognizing Depression
- Reconociendo la depresión (español)
- Signs of Depression
- Managing Depression
- Taking Medicines for Depression
Help is Available