If you or someone you love suffers from depression, please take four minutes and watch this video. It gives a simple description of depression and helpful tips for coping with depression. There is hope for healing — even from chronic depression!
One side note: This video uses the metaphor of a black dog to represent depression. Please be aware that this is only a metaphor and is in no way intended to make people associate black dogs with depressed moods. In reality, studies consistently show that having a pet helps alleviate feelings of loneliness and depression.