Have you been depressed for a long time?
Are you not able to keep a job because of depression’s ups and downs?
Are you always in a negative bubble and can’t seem to get out of it?
According to the National Institute of Mental Health an estimated 21.0 million adults in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in 2020. This number represented 8.4% of all U.S. adults.
Depression is an illness that affects many but there is no cure. However it can be managed. If you or someone you know suffers from depression, this book can help you learn more about your illness and show you tools to improve your depressive episodes.
There is still a stigma that comes with suffering a “mental illness” and it’s not easy to get help or even undergo treatment. Why can’t you get over that sadness on your own? Why do you need medication when others don’t?
It’s a painful subject, but the more educated you are the easier it is for you to open yourself up to lessons and tools that help you lead a better life.
What is Depression?
Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a widespread disease and is one of the most prevalent mental health disorder in the whole world. This mental disorder has a lifetime prevalence of 15% and an annual incidence of 7%. Major depressive disorder is linked with significant detrimental impacts on the quality of life, loss of work productivity, and a high risk of mortality.
Hello, I’m glad you’re here!
I’ve lived with depression for more than 35 years and I know how it can disrupt your life and take away your self esteem. There are tools you can use to fight, to take control and to make sure you live the best and happiest life you possibly can.