Depression affects 10% of people in America and about half of all college students report feeling so depressed at some point that they have trouble functioning. It's becoming the "acceptable" mental health diagnosis but there are still many misconceptions about depression and what can be done about it.
Bipolar disorder affects millions of Americans, yet the many different treatments available work differently for everyone. Whether it’s medication, therapy, or a combination of the two, it can be hard for sufferers of bipolar disorder to find a balance that’s good for them.
"...Some common symptoms of these illnesses are trouble sleeping, thoughts of suicide, not being able to maintain relationships, feeling worthless, racing thoughts, inability to focus, low energy, and feeling heightened emotions. Bipolar, BPD and PTSD can all cause these problems, but for different reasons."