What is depression? The Oxford Dictionary defines depression as “A mental condition characterised by severe feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy, typically accompanied by a lack of energy and interest in life.”
Nearly 80,000 children and young people suffer from severe depression according to YoungMinds. Their website shares other people's real-life experiences:
The Blurt Foundation is a user-led community interest company which exists to support, help and inspire those affected by depression, their website is called blurt it out.