Depression

Depression

$56M Awarded to Depression Research since 1987

Key Figures

350 million

Globally, an estimated 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression.*

15.7 million adults

In 2014, around 15.7 million adults age 18 or older in the U.S. had experienced at least one major depressive episode in the last year (6.7% of adults in the U.S.).*

2 out of 100

As many as 2 out of 100 young children and 8 out of 100 teens may have serious depression.*

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Staving Off “The Darkness”

A Family’s Struggles with Depression and their Good Fortune in Overcoming Its Grip From The Quarterly, Spring 2014 The Peck siblings—Wendy, Amy, and Robert—have in common a history of clinical depression, something they shared with their late mother. Fortunately, they have all found treatments that...

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