Depression awareness

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.





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