Why do I always feel like this?
Everything around me always seems so dark? No one else around me feels sadness like I do? I can’t express this feeling with anybody else because they just won’t understand. These thoughts are normal to people who suffer from depression.
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) estimates that as many as one in five people will, or does suffer from a mental illness in their lives. Mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety are common, and have a huge effect on the wider community.
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