Nearly 1 in 10 New Yorkers are Depressed.1

Together, we can end the stigma and fight depression.

Depressed New Yorkers1
Don't get treatment1
> 80%
improve when they do2

Real stories from
New Yorkers.

New york is depressed. We profile a new yorker living with depression every week.

Depression is a medical condition.

Depression isn't a choice. It's an illness that causes physical and mental symptoms.

Stigma makes treatment harder.

You can help. Teaching people about depression can make a difference.

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If you or someone you know is considering suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or, in an emergency, 911.


  1. NYC Vital Signs. "Depression among New York City Adults". April 2018. Volume 17, Number 2. 
  2. National Institute of Health, 1998.