Movember: Save Your Pits and Your Mental Health

My Movember Pits

This Movember, Sean Swaby will not shave any of his hair, not even his pits. His hair will be doing the work to raise awareness, raise funds and to raise eyebrows for men’s health.

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The Mental Illness Happy Hour with Paul Gilmartin

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“I have this fear that if I feel this pain, it will kill me and I will die… I’m afraid that I’m going to pass my anger onto my son.”

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An Open Apology to Anyone With Depression

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For all of you that have been diagnosed with depression or anxiety, I just wanted to say I’m sorry for “wellsplaining” you.

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50 Sufferers Describe Depression for People Who’ve Never Been Depressed


It’s hard to understand if you’ve never been there.

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Robin Williams Didn’t Manage to Recover From Depression—But That Doesn’t Mean You Can’t


One person’s plight with depression – even if that person is a celebrity that we all know and love – has no relevance to your own plight with depression.

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Dear Depression Sufferers: Are You Seeking the Right Help?

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Recovery from depression is definitely possible—if you get the right help.

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10 Things I Wish People Knew About Depression


Depression is a word many people throw around carelessly, but when used in its clinical sense it describes a debilitating, gut-wrenching illness.

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What is Your Role in Helping a Loved One Recover from Depression?

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Danny Baker outlines what a person can do to help with the depression recovery of a friend or family member.

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How Much Does a Glass Of Water Weigh?

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Hint: It’s Not What You Think

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Should You Date a Person with a Mental Illness?

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Having suffered from depression himself, Danny Bakers knows the truth is that it’s not always a good idea to date someone with a mental illness.

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25 + 1 Characteristics of Highly Happy People


Danny Baker has spent a good deal of time learning what it means to be truly happy, and he would like to share what he has learned.

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You Should Never Feel Guilty for Having a Mental Illness – But Perhaps You Should for How You Choose to Handle it

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Danny Baker believes there is a right way and a wrong way to deal with your own mental illness.

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To Recover From a Mental Illness, Sometimes You Have to do What You Least Feel Like Doing

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Danny Baker knows recovering from a mental illness is hard work, but it is possible. He’s living proof that it can be done.

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What Your Doctor Never Taught You About PTSD


Dr. Jed Diamond shares some basic insights into what PTSD is as well as what methods have had some success in treating it.

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How to Manage Depression in Four Logical Steps

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Danny Baker lays out the 4 steps he used to manage and eventually overcome his depression.

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When Should We Stop Trying to Treat Teens with Mental Illness?

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Geoff Watkinson believes that it is time to treat teens’ mental health needs the way we treat their physical needs.

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