A serious problem for some teens.
Are you feeling down or sad all the time? Have you had little interest or pleasure in doing things that you used to enjoy? Has your doctor prescribed you anti-depressants (depression medicine)?
You’re not alone
– 11% of US teens and 10% of US adults have depression. Depression is a health condition and it’s important to talk to your doctor about how you’re feeling. This campaign can help you learn the difference between depression and sadness. It can also help you learn about using anti-depressants, if you’ve been prescribed them.