In the last few years, around 1,35,000 Indians have committed suicide every year. Mental illnesses, especially depression, is one of the leading causes. The segment most affected is the young-those who belong to the 15 to 30 years age group. Modern society's attempt to compress a 100 years of living within 10 years is affecting mental harmony. Hence, it is important to be clued to the signs of depression, when there is no joy in living and even the smallest of tasks seem very difficult.