World Health Organization announces “Depression: Let’s Talk”

In their 70th year of running, the World Health Organization is announcing this year’s campaign theme “Depression: Let’s Talk.” For more details about the theme, read this blog post by Dr. Victor Schwartz of the JED Foundation.

The campaign aims “to promote a better understanding of depression, prevention and treatment mechanisms, and the underlying importance of talking about depression as a vital component for reducing stigma and supporting recovery.” See for details.

And a message from the JED foundation:

It’s so important to talk to someone if you’re struggling and to know how to help a friend or family member who may be having a tough time – find resources and learn how at

Please join us in this crucial conversation – #LetsTalk now!