Resources on Depression and Mental Health


Depression is a common, serious, and life-threatening condition that affects an estimated 19 million Americans. While everyone can feel sad at times, depression is extreme despair that lasts for a period of time.

Knowing the signs and symptoms of depression can help people know when to seek professional help. Depression can cause the following:

  • Inability to perform daily activities
  • Physical pain
  • Fluctuating weight
  • Sleeping pattern interruptions
  • Energy loss
  • Lack of concentration
  • Feelings of worthlessness or guilt
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

Fortunately, there are a number of medical and non-medical options to help treat this disease. Click the links below to learn more about depression and treatment options.