More and more people are talking about the need to start a dialogue about depression.

This man is certainly doing his part.

Irishman Doug Leddin, 27, has posted this message and video on Facebook, in which he opens up about his long struggle with depression.

As you can tell, Leddin was heartfelt in his message and appeared to have wrestled with the decision to go public with his thoughts and feelings.

Whatever the motivation and whatever spurred him on to speak out now, it's clearly resonated and his words could have an impact on anyone wrestling with depression.