Most Comprehensive List of Depression Resources on the Web
Today, depression is one of the leading disorders facing adults, teens, and children, and while an increasing number of people seek help, an even larger contingency of the population suffer in silence. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has stated that everyone will at some point in their lifetime be affected by depression, either through experiencing it themselves, or through a close friend. Recovering from depression is a long and treacherous rode, often requiring the treatment of underlying causes of depression as opppossed to merely a chemical imbalance.
Of course, the first step to recoving from depression is recognizing that you have a problem. The following list of articles and statistics are designed to help you learn more about what depression is, the symptoms of depression, how to seek help, and how to begin to recover.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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