Unlike the occasional bout of feeling sad, depression affects your daily life, making it hard for you to find enjoyment in day-to-day activities. Some days you may find it impossible to get out of bed, while other days you may feel more able to go about your normal daily tasks.

Living with depression can be incredibly difficult, for both those suffering and those around them. Due to the nature of the condition people can offer feel hopeless, however with the right treatment and support, most people with depression could make a full recovery.