Depression is more than just sadness. It is much more intense feelings of sadness, hopelessness or despair that can last for weeks, months or longer.
Depression can lead to feeling like you can't get up in the morning and meet regular obligations or even feeling like you don't have it in you to do the fun things you normally enjoy. Check out the links below to learn more and find ways to kick depression's butt!
Teen Depression: A guide for teens
Depression, Mood, Causes and Help
Real stories and depression facts
Regular Sadness vs Depression