Mental Health Awareness Month: May is mental health awareness month. This video, What is depression? – Helen M. Farrell, explores depression and is from TedEd.
What is depression?
Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some tips for how you might help a friend who is suffering.