Statistics on Depression:
- Depression is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.; more than 16 million people suffer from it annually.
- For many people depression is a terminal illness and causes over 44,000 suicides in the U.S. every year.
- In addition to causing great suffering to individuals and families, depression causes $210B in annual economic loss in the U.S.
- 30% of entrepreneurs report experiences of depression in their lives.