Depression is one of the most common mental health problems, affecting about 13% of people worldwide. Depression can affect people differently, but common feelings associated with depression include sadness, hopelessness, worthlessness, and guilt.
If you're in Egypt and this sounds like you, then 1 hotlines are available and ready to support you. Consider reaching out if you notice these signs and symptoms of depression:
Depression can be a response to a loss or great stress in your life. However, it can also happen for no obvious reason. Both experiences are fairly common but depression can make it feel like nobody will relate to what you're going through.
Depression can make you feel worthless, like you don't deserve or are beyond help. But this is not true. You deserve help and support from people who care about your situation. Helpline volunteers and counselors in Egypt care about what you're going through, want to support you, and help you find a path forward.
If you are ready to talk to someone about your experiences of depression, you can contact a hotline in Egypt for free and confidential support.