Depression does not have to become a permanent way of life. There is HOPE. Do you or a friend or family member struggle with depression or a prolonged case of the blues? Are you looking for freedom? I've been there. I'm a board-certified neuropsychologist who experienced debilitating depression. On the other side, I can say that even though someone may seem hostage to depression, it never has to be the final destination. Find out more. Mental Health.