Videos tackle widespread problem of depression

Cincinnati, OH (March 3, 2015) – Mercy Health (formerly Catholic Health Partners) – a Catholic healthcare ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky – has devoted the fourth of its monthly Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well videos to depression awareness. Depression is one of the most-common mental disorders in the United States, affecting an estimated 16 million adults in a year.

In four concise videos on Mercy Health’s YouTube channel, Mercy Health experts explain the issue of depression, give warning signs, and show how you can help someone with the illness get the help they need.

An infographic with depression awareness facts is available at Mercy Health is also sharing helpful information throughout the month on its social media channels.

Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well, which spotlights key health issues and tips for healthy living, debuted in December. The videos feature Mercy Health physician experts who are committed to making lives better – mind, body and spirit.