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Depression

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Depression is more than just feeling sad. It drains your optimism, energy, and drive. It can seem like there’s no way out. But no matter how bad you feel, there’s always hope. Read on to learn about symptoms, treatment, and recovery.




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Before you go!

This holiday season alone, millions of people will turn to HelpGuide for free mental health guidance and support. But as an independent nonprofit that doesn’t run ads or charge for our content, we can’t do it without you.

So many people rely on us in their most difficult moments. Can we rely on you? All gifts made before December 31 will be doubled.