Common Misconceptions About Depression

Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about depression. Some of these misconceptions prevent those suffering from depression from seeking treatment. An article on The Mighty aims to debunk a few of the most common misconceptions. Here are a few true facts about depression that everyone should know.

  • Depression doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be treated as an adult
  • Depression doesn’t mean that a person is not intelligent
  • Depression is not the same as everyday sadness

Depression is a mental illness which requires professional treatment. If you or someone you know if suffering from depression, don’t be afraid to reach out for help from a mental health professional.

 

Click HERE for the full article on The Mighty.

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