Depression is more than a feeling. It’s a feeling of hopelessness and/ or sadness that weighs on a person more days than not for at least two weeks. Depression impacts everything you do and every relationship you have. With depression, there are sometimes changes in appetite, sleep, and weight. Some even have thoughts of hurting themselves to make the pain stop. Many people struggling with depression feel alone and isolated. Know you are not alone! Depression is a common mental illness are there are experts ready to help you. You just have to ask for the help.