Depression: Learn the Facts
Depression is a common and treatable condition. It is a brain condition that leaves a person sad. It is different than normal sadness. Depression can make it hard to work, concentrate or do everyday tasks.
Depression can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender or health situation. It can affect people of any race or ethnic group. It is never a normal part of life.
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Help is available
- Call your health care provider and tell them it is urgent
- Call 9-1-1
- Go to the emergency room at your local hospital
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
- Call the 24-hour Crisis Line 1-866-427-4747