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.
There are 2 depression hotlines in Kenya that you can contact for free help if you're experiencing the following symptoms:
We are all at risk of developing depression. Many people around the world have been where you are right now. The symptoms of depression can, however, make our lives miserable. Luckily, there is a way out of that dark place.
Reaching out for help when you're depressed is tough. You may feel like nobody will get you, that nobody cares about you, or that you're beyond help. But helpline conuselors and volunteers in Kenya have been trained to help people who are feeling depressed. They care about how you feel and they want to help.
If you're in Kenya and struggling with feelings of depression, sadness or hopelessness – or just feel alone in what you're going through – consider contacting a helpline for free, confidential help today.