Every year, on World Health Day, WHO campaigns around one important health issue. This year’s theme is depression. Although used loosely in everyday conversations, depression is a critical concern that can strip away a person of their complete identity.
So, what is depression? At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the first and most critical towards recovery.
Watch the video. And if you recognize any of this, maybe it’s time to think about taking some steps to look after yourself.