Depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest. More than a bout of the blues, depression isn't a weakness and you can't simply "snap out" of it.

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6 Must Know Signs of Depression

Licensed therapist, Kati Morton, shares her video on six signs of depression. (4:16 minutes)

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Provided by Mayo Clinic Health System, this video explains the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and gives treatment options on how to manage it.  Seasonal […] (4:29 seconds)

The Science Behind Depression

This video discusses the areas of the brain affected by depression, and how genetics can determine your liklihood for depression. Provided by AsapSCIENCE. (3:45 minutes)

Stigma and It’s Negative Effects

This short video discusses the importance of reaching out for help, and not letting stigma prevent you from getting better. Provided by HealthyPlace (1:55 minutes)

I Had a Black Dog AKA Depression

An animated video helping people to better understand what it is like living with depression, which is referred to as a black dog. Provided by […] (4:18 minutes)

Living With a Black Dog

An animated guide for partners, care-givers, and sufferers of depression (a black dog). Provided by the World Health Organization (5:56 minutes)

Depression, the Secret We Share

Andrew Solomon takes you to the darkest corners of his mind during the years he battled depression. (29:21 minutes)

Helping a loved one – Part 1

Love someone who has depression? This is what you need to know. Video produced by Julia Kristina, a mental health therapist. (11:12 minutes)

Helping a loved one – Part 2

A continuation of a video series by Julia Kristina, a mental health therapist, on loving someone with depression. Four more things you need to know! (8:28 minutes)

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can affect women shortly before or soon after childbirth, but commonly begins a month after delivery. Provided by […] (7:42 minutes)

Dwayne Johnson: “You’re not alone”

This video is part of the acclaimed, Emmy-nominated series “Oprah’s Master Class” (2:36 minutes)

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Patient Health Questionnaire Depression Screener (PHQ-9)


If an individual has 4 or more “√” answers, a referral to a behavioral health practitioner is indicated, print out the results to take with you to your appointment and help start the conversation.  If you live in Indiana and need help finding a behavioral health provider, visit Find Help or call (800) 284-8439.



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