How a Dad Gave His Son a New Perspective and a Reason to Live

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When his son seemed intent on committing suicide, this dad found the words to convince him to live. Here is how they both found a new lease on life.

Escalation In The Emergency Room: An All Too Common Occurrence.

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Shawn Henfling responds to an unknown nurse’s treatment of a mentally ill young woman in an Emergency Room.

Living With Depression. A Slam Poet Bares All

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Dan Roman with a performance that will get you to look at depression in a way you never have before.

The Fallacy of Comparing Pain

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Is it possible, or even worthwhile, to rank your pain against the pain of others?

Semicolon: Because Everyone’s Story Matters

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This post is dedicated to those young people who are suicidal, depressed, have anxiety or a broken heart. This post is dedicated to those youth leaders, teachers, and mentors who need to be reminded that you can make a difference!

Is A Drug That Makes Me a Better Man Worth The Consequences?

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Shawn Henfling reflects on the consequences of missing doses of the drug he needs to function at a high level and asks himself: Is it all worth it?

Men, Depression and Suicide: What Will it Take for Men to Seek Help?

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Dr. Margaret Rutherford asks the tough questions about men and suicide so that we can more effectively get men suffering from depression to reach out to get the help they need.

Erasing the Shame From Depression

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Kristin Diversi takes an honest look at living with depression, and discusses a few tips on how to deal with it.

His Dogs Saved His Life. Can Yours Do The Same For You?

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Shawn Henfling looks back at the effect his dogs have had on his own mental health.

Spring Without Robin

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Cabot O’Callaghan ponders how Robin Williams’s suicide affected him and explores his own relationship with depression.

5 Things to Do (And Not Do) to Support Someone with Depression

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Raising awareness is great, we also need to develop more compassion and respect for people with depression.

The Five Stages of Grief and Loss in Divorce

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When a marriage dies and sadness hits, it’s the sadness that will heal you.

Ok Now What?

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The unanticipated question of parental alienation

She Was Never ‘Just a Dog’

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This isn’t a story about a dog, this is a story about a man. A man, and the death of a dog that had saved him from depression.

4 Ways Relationships Are Complicated When One Of You Has Depression

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No relationship is always easy. But having a partner with depression can be really difficult if you don’t understand what they’re going through.

The Slippery Slope of Blaming Depression or Anxiety For The GermanWings Murder-Suicide

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Quickness to explain this tragedy by labeling the co-pilot as ‘depressed’ or ‘anxious’ could serve to further stigmatize and discourage openness and treatment for these common human conditions.