Facts of Depression

What is Depression

Depression is a prolonged feeling of happiness, hopelessness, and sadness

What causes Depression

Physical, physcogical, or social reasons. medical conditions or illness. Physological reasons


-Sad and Irritable

-Lost of interest

-Change in appetite or body weight

-Difficulty sleeping/oversleeping

-Physical signs of nervousness

-Loss of energy

-Feeling of worthlessness

-Difficulty cocentrating

How to get help

Get help from a trusted adult, health professionals

Depression Facts

20 million people in the United states suffer from depression each year

In some point in a life 1& 4 people will suffer from depression

women are twice as likely to suffer from depression than males

more than 8% of adolescents suffer from depression

Depression: Vanessa's story