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World Health Day 2017

Depression:

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World Health Day 2017 - Depression - Let's talk

This year’s World Health Day 2017 campaign focuses on depression, what depression is, and how to prevent and treat it. The one-year campaign aims to reduce the stigma associated with depression and encourage people who are depressed to seek help. 

In WHO’s Eastern Mediterranean Region as many as 1 in 5 people are affected by depression and anxiety as a result of growing humanitarian crises, conflict and displacement.

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Depression: what you should know

Depression is an illness that makes you feel constantly sad, lose interest in activities you enjoy and makes it difficult to carry out daily tasks.

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If you are depressed, sometimes just talking with people can help you feel better.If you are depressed, sometimes just talking with people can help you feel better.

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