Depression can affect anyone. It can vary from mild to severe and can have a profound impact, affecting every aspect of the individual, their relationships, family and work life.
Depression is a very common condition which affects 1 in 10 people at any one time, 450,000 people in Ireland alone. Any one of us, irrespective of age, gender or background can be affected. Recovery is possible, early recognition and ongoing support are key to a positive outcome.