Depression: Let’s talk
11 October 2016 – Depression is an illness that can happen to anybody. It causes mental anguish and affects people’s ability to carry out everyday tasks, with sometimes devastating consequences for relationships with family and friends.
At worst, depression can lead to suicide. Fortunately, depression can be prevented and treated.
On World Mental Health Day (10 October), the World Health Organization is launching a one-year campaign: Depression: let’s talk.