Like other mental health issues, depression comes in many different flavors. It can sneak up on you, it can wear you down, or it can just pop up for the winter. Depression affects tens of millions of Americans directly, as well as their friends and family. It has economic impacts, cultural impacts, and, left untreated, can ruin lives.
A member of The Good Lord Above’s flock reached out recently with an all-too-common problem seeking guidance, support, and answers and God stepped up to provide them:
According to the National Network of Depression Centers, most people don’t seek treatmeant for depression:
There are several places you can go to get mental health care information and resources to get treatment listed here. There are also a number of apps available that can offer guidance to help you take control over mental health issues if you can’t afford therapy. If you or someone you know is depressed, please reach out and seek help. It can save a life.