Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. The standard symptoms include lack of interest in hobbies, irritability, significant weight gain/loss, change in sleeping pattern, fatigue, feelings of worthlessness, trouble concentrating, hopelessness, indecisiveness, and sometimes suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health conditions of the modern era. Estimates from medical researchers indicate that anxiety afflicts 40 million people in the US alone, accounting for 18% of the population. This means that you likely know someone who is battling anxiety, or you yourself may be affected.