Depression can range from mild to severe and from acute to chronic and persistent. It can be debilitating and cause a range of problems like work difficulties, family conflicts, and poor personal interactions with friends. Depression can look like perpetual anger in our children or a never-ending cloud of sadness in adults. While it can seem that the lack of energy, low motivation, sadness, and impairment are unyielding, there are proven and effective interventions to relieve your symptoms. Seeking professional help can improve your quality of life and significantly diminish depressive symptoms.