This comic highlights the complexities of living with depression.
Living with depression looks very different for different people.
But we should be talking about how depression feels and looks more often because, as national mental health groups report, major depressive disorder affects .
For many people, depression changes daily interactions.
Handling everyday problems, interacting with friends and loved ones, and even working can be especially difficult for those who are struggling.
Most people don't talk about depression or ask for help either.
Experts estimated that thanks to factors such as money, time, and stigma, don’t seek the help that they need. have treatable mental or emotional challenges, but
Minorities are particularly hesitant to find treatment for depression, with onlyreported reaching out in 2011 compared to 13.6% of the general population.
That's why artists from Empathize This illustrated some real talk about the complexities of living with depression.
Through art, they're hoping to dismantle the stigma that surrounds it.