Talking about depression is important

Learning about it is the first step

Everyone’s life is affected by depression in some way. Everyone can help fight stigma, raise awareness, and help more people realize it’s OK to ask for help. And the more you know about depression, the easier it is to talk about.

Depression facts

Depression is a real, common, and treatable mental health condition.

Who does depression affect?

Depression can affect anyone, but some groups have unique needs, issues, and experiences.

Signs and symptoms of depression

Recognizing signs of depression in yourself or someone you care about.

Related conditions

People experiencing depression are often dealing with other issues, too.

Depression and anxiety disorders

Depression and anxiety are different, but they’re both common, and often occur together.

Depression and thoughts of suicide

Many people who die by suicide have a mental or emotional disorder. The most common underlying issue is depression.