Janssen Sciences: Talking depression – supporting open and honest conversations about severe depression

Janssen Sciences Ireland UC, a pharmaceutical brand, created the "Talking Depression" campaign to raise awareness and understanding of severe depression.


Ireland has one of the highest rates of mental illness in Europe and it is estimated that approximately 150,000 people per year are living with severe depression (also known as major depressive disorder or MDD).1,2 The Talking Depressioncampaign was created in 2021 to support open and honest conversations as a first step towards seeking professional support and raise awareness of severe depression. Building on the success of previous iterations, the third phase of the campaign launched in November 2023. This phase sought to create greater awareness of severe depression, differentiating it from other forms of...

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