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 Samoa and experiencing these symptoms, there are 1 helplines ready to help:
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.
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 Samoa that want to listen and offer you the loving support you need.
If you're in Samoa 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.