Derbyshire health chiefs urge people suffering with depression to get help

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One in five people will have depression at some point in their lives while more than 120,000 Derbyshire adults are depressed – representing 12 per cent of the county’s population.

Yet as many as three in four cases of depression are neither recognised nor treated, even though more than 80 per cent of people can be helped with the right treatment.

Now, Derbyshire health bosses are marking Depression Awareness Week, running from 26th April to 3rd May, by urging people with depression to seek help.

 

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