Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world according to the World Health Organization. It is often a hidden disorder. Whether it is stigma, or being seen as a moral weakness, as many as 50% of patients are either under treated or never receive the care that they require. This video New York Times Opinion piece describes the personal experience of an Olympic runner whose family was touched by suicide as she battled with her own depression.
NY Times Article Linked here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/07/opinion/alexi-pappas-depression.html?smid=em-share