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.