Depression is an illness, but it is treatable and there are plenty of sites available to get good information about it.  One such website is   The site covers many types of depressions (including but not limited to A-typical, Dysthymia, PMDD, Postpartum, and Seasonal Affective Disorder) and even offers quizzes to see how you are doing.  The site includes information on how millions of people suffer from depression to remind everyone that suffers that they are not alone.

“Depression Information

Millions of Americans suffer from depression. The Centers for Disease Control report 1 in 10 adults, 18 and over, are depressed at any given time and people age 45-64, women, minorities, those unemployed, and people who were previously married are most likely to meet the criteria of major depression. Keep in mind, the symptoms of depression can be experienced at any stage of life, by anyone.

Depression is very serious and if left untreated can lead to deteriorating health and even suicide. There is hope, however. Depression is treatable.

We want to help you learn as much as you can about depression and to offer you depression support in your recovery. We have trusted, in-depth information on the different types of depression, depression warning signs and the different kinds of depression treatments. And, if you or a loved one need it, we have suicide hotline numbers and comprehensive suicide information.

If you are living with depression, please, read this depression information and see your doctor.”

The information the site continues to go into is varied and extensive.  They talk about Depression as it effects Women, Men, Children and Teens, talk about various treatments for depression, even how depression ties into anxiety.  I found this site to be highly informative. Something that could be a great help to many.   I would recommend it to people who are looking for answers to sometimes difficult, and often times puzzling, questions.

Poetry & writing are one way to express yourself and help people through things, but they are not the only way.  Please realize that you are not alone.  If you are feeling depressed, or having thoughts of suicide please contact someone.  You can always call for help

US Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255

or if you aren’t comfortable with that you can go online and get help here.  You are not alone.  You are not the only one, you matter, you are not a bother, and you are worth it.  Make the call, click the link, reach out to someone don’t fight the battle alone, don’t give into the night.