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Why The National Depression Hotline
The National Depression Hotline is a nationwide resource for people struggling with depression. We know how hard it is to find reliable, and free resources to help yourself or a loved one. This website does just that. If you want to talk, getting help for depression is only a phone call away. Our free hotline is available 24/7.
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What Depression Does to the Brain
Depression, a mood disorder affecting millions worldwide, profoundly impacts mental and physical well-being. Despite ongoing research, the exact mechanisms behind this complex condition remain elusive.
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“My wife had been struggling with anxiety and depression for some time, and it was tearing us apart. I didn’t know where to turn so I called the National Depression Hotline. They gave me the resources and steps to take to get my wife help.” – Anonymous Caller
Depression and Addiction
Depression and addiction often go hand in hand. Many people who are struggling with addiction also suffer from depression.
What is the National Depression Hotline?
The National Depression Hotline is free and here to help anyone with depression or a mental health crisis. If you or a loved one recognize depression or anxiety, reach out and take advantage of the resources available to you. We can help you connect with a specialist who will pinpoint the causes or triggers of your struggles, and develop a plan for addressing them. A rehabilitation program may be the best option if you’re struggling with a mental health disorder. This provides you with a safe environment to get the help you need to find your own path to recovery.