Are you sad? Maybe it started with the death of someone important to you, or because your parents are divorcing, or for no reason at all? If nothing seems worth the effort, and you don’t care about the things that used to be important to you, you might be living with depression.
Depression isn’t something you can just “get over.” Stress and other factors can cause chemical changes in your brain that effects your mood, your outlook and your overall health. The good news is that help and hope are available—and the first step is reaching out!
No matter how despondent life seems right now, there are many things you can do to start feeling better today. Use these tools to help yourself or a friend.
If you or someone you know is living with a mental health issue or an addiction, take the first step toward getting help:
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