More Than Mood Toolkit Press Release

For Immediate Release April 04, 2017 Families for Depression Awareness Launches Toolkit to Help Identify “More Than Mood” Symptoms Caused by Depression New resource designed to raise awareness among families and caregivers that depression can affect reasoning,...

Depression on the Rise Worldwide, says WHO

The total estimated number of people living with depression worldwide increased by 18.4% between 2005 and 2015 to 322 million, according to the latest report on depression and anxiety, issued this week by the World Health Organization. Nearly half of people living...

Teen Speakers Making an Impact with Peers

Families for Depression Awareness’ Teen Speakers Program is growing and participants are making an impact with their peers! Our Teen Speakers Program provides teens and young adults (ages 15-25) with opportunities to share their stories of living with depression...

Honoring My Mother By Helping Families

My mother and I have always been close. We are more like best friends than mother and daughter. We talk all the time, which is why I quickly noticed that her temperament changed after having a medical procedure last year. I admit it–I didn’t react well at...