I had a black dog, his name was depression

At it's worst depression can be a frightening and debilitating condition.  Millions of people around the world live with depression.  Many of these individuals & families are afraid to talk about their struggles & don't know where to turn for help. However, depression is treatable and recovery is possible.  Recognising depression & seeking help is the first and most critical step towards depression.

"I had a black dog, his name was depression' describes the symptoms of depression & gives some helpful hints to help you feel better.

This animation was prepared by The World Health Organisation (2012).