Real people discuss confronting the emotional and physical challenges of their depression.
THE PAIN OF DEPRESSION: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE DARKNESS explores the physical and emotional challenges of an illness which afflicts more than 20 million Americans each year. Compelling stories from depression sufferers reveal its devastating impact on families, friends and communities. Nationally recognized experts discuss depression's neurophysiology, symptoms, treatments and the role of family and friends in an individual's recovery. The documentary also touches upon the stigma of mental illness within various ethnic communities, including the Latino population.