I am a huge advocate for mental health. Most people that read my blog may not know this, but I was diagnosed as Bi-Polar Type II about 4 years ago. I am very lucky to have a mild case that is manageable. They call me "high functioning" even though on some days I wonder why.
I just wanted to post a link to J.K. Rowling's words to people who may be suffering with depression. When speaking of her own desire to take her own life, she encourages others to "go and get help". I cannot tell you how important this is. So many people just resign themselves to the misery when with a little professional help they can be very happy.
Don't you think JK Rowling is one happy lady? I am happy most of the time. People! You can be happy! So, get help, if you need it.