Depression can look different in different people, but it is generally experienced as a low mood that continues for at least two weeks. If you're depressed you may feel sad, hopeless, and unmotivated.
If you're in Chile and experiencing these symptoms, there are 5 helplines ready to help:
Even though depression symptoms may feel overwhelming, they are not uncommon. It is normal to find yourself depressed at some point. With the right help, you can deal with feelings of sadness and hopelessness.
Talking about how you feel when you're depressed is hard. You may not want to burden other people with your problems. But it's important to recognize that this is your depression talking. There are helpline counselors and volunteers in Chile that want to listen and offer you the loving support you need.
If you feel like you might need support with feelings of sadness, depression or hopelessness, try reaching out to a hotline in Chile. It's free and confidential.