Depression casts a long, dark shadow over modern life. Like an unseen specter, it haunts our footsteps, draining color from the world. We speak of it in hushed tones, as if invoking its name might summon its demonic presence.
Yet despite depression’s stigmatized status in society, it spares no one. Depression transcends boundaries of class, race, gender, and age. It is a universal affliction of the human condition.
“Every man has his secret sorrows which the