Everyone feels sad or overwhelmed sometimes. If you’ve been feeling depressed for two weeks or more, or if your mood is starting to interfere with your course work, your job performance, or your relationships, you may be experiencing some symptoms of depression.
According to the American College Health Association, 40 percent of college students report feeling “so depressed it was difficult to function” at least once during the year. If you are depressed, you’re not alone. It’s not your fault. And there are things you can do to feel better.