Depression is a serious issue that affects an unexpectedly large portion of society — there are more people suffering from depression than alcohol and drug use disorders combined. Without the proper understanding or knowledge, people who suffer from depression can feel alone and helpless. But they’re not, because millions of people in the world struggle with this mood disorder in their everyday lives.
Education is the first step to dealing with this common disorder. The infographic above will help you understand the different types of depression and what some of their causes and symptoms can be. More importantly, it includes suggestions on how to cope with depression and/or seek professional help.