25 Ways Depression Is Expressed Besides Saying "I'm Depressed"

This story was published on The Mighty by Haley Quinn, and it has been given edits before re-posting.

When you’re struggling with depression, most of the time, you know. The problem is, those around you may not. That’s because many of the symptoms of depression are “invisible.” So when depression appears to you, others may still think you’re “fine.”

That’s why we asked our Mighty mental health community to tell us things they’ve said to others that were actually code for: “I’m depressed.” Because sometimes reaching out when you’re struggling with an invisible illness like depression means making sure others notice what’s not invisible to you.

Click here to read the full article on Teen Vogue

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