People use the word depression in different ways. Having the blues is something we all experience from time to time and often normal reaction to the stress of our everyday lives, but for people with depression, this feeling persists over weeks to months.
More information about Depression
Depression is an illness that can affect how you feel and behave for weeks or months at a time.
Depression affects many young people and can have a serious impact on personal development and wellbeing.
You may feel down after having a baby – this is known as the ‘baby blues’.