Depression is one of the major disorders in America today and forms the reason our media is permeated with advertisements for one anti-depressant or another. Its difficult, if not impossible, to get through a single evening of television without seeing babies crying and Mommys who're too down to move or little cartoon stick figures selling Americans yet another medication for depression. Is that and psychotherapy the only treatment for depression? No. Recently, studies have connected the health benefits of acupuncture with depression.