Depression

 

 

It’s natural to feel down sometimes, but if that low mood lingers day after day, it could signal depression. Major depression is an episode of sadness or apathy along with other symptoms that lasts at least two consecutive weeks and is severe enough to interrupt daily activities. Depression is not a sign of weakness or a negative personality. It is a major public health problem and a treatable medical condition
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Video: How to Connect with Depressed Friends

6 Things to Know about Childhood Depression

https://health.usnews.com/wellness/for-parents/articles/2018-04-25/6-things-to-know-about-childhood-depression

MentalHealth.gov: one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information.

https://www.mentalhealth.gov/get-help/immediate-help

Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event

https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/index.asp