If you are feeling low, it may be hard to tell whether you are dealing with depression, burnout, or just regular stress. These are some of the most common signs and symptoms of depression (also referred to as major depressive disorder or clinical depression).
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, such as thoughts to harm yourself or someone else, please dial 911 in the US or go to the nearest emergency room. You can also call a local crisis hotline:
NAMI Hotline: 1-800-950-NAMI
NAMI Crisis Text Line: Text “NAMI” to 741741
AFSP Crisis Text Line: Text “TEXT” to 741741
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
For Hard of Hearing, dial 711 first
Online chat: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
For a list of additional suicide hotlines (including in and outside of the US), please go to http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html
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