World Health Day 2017 – Depression: let’s talk

Depression is a major challenge to health in the WHO European Region and is the focus of World Health Day 2017. The theme “Depression: let’s talk” recognizes that depression is a treatable condition and seeks to address the fact that, despite this, about 50% of cases of major depression still go untreated.

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World Mental Health Day – focus on depression

The United Kingdom has experience in treating depression through cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) – a talking therapy used to treat depression and anxiety, and this effective initiative can be replicated in many countries.

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WHO: James Chau shares his personal experience of depression

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