Depression is a common, very treatable medical condition, just like high blood pressure and diabetes. Depression is not a sign of weakness or personal failing, it is an imbalance of chemicals in your brain, and treatment is available and works.

We know more about depression these days than we did a decade ago. The biggest difference discovered is that depression is a very treatable medical condition. Psychatrist Dr. Supriya Kang explains how to diagnose and treat depression.

Follow Dr. Kang on Twitter - @drKseattle

For more information visit Summit Research Network- Seattle's website at or call (206) 292-CARE (2273)

To reach Sunrise Community Mental Health Snohomish county, call (425)-493-5800

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