World Mental Health Day PSA: Focus on depression

World Mental Health Day PSA: Focus on depression

At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognizing depression and seeking help is the first and most critical towards recovery.

In collaboration with WHO to mark World Mental Health Day, writer and illustrator Matthew Johnstone describes living with and overcoming the “black dog of depression.”

For more information on World Mental Health Day, please visit: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/events/annual/world_mental_health_day/en/index.html

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