On Nights Like These

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As much as Angel Garcia’s speaker insists “this is not about precision,” this poem is extremely precise–in its language, in its images, in its emotional resonance.

Every Man Has to Die

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Duncan Alldridge laments the absence of rites of passage that taught men that “death was the primary way to build or rebuild a real life.”

Unholy Confession: My Split-Personality Disorder

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Andrew Lawes has tried to live in this world for 29 years. His only hope of survival is to show you his world and hope you accept him in yours.

If You’re a Teen Guy Who’s Thought About Suicide, Please Read This

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Jack Ryan hopes by sharing his story other teens who are contemplating suicide to know they are not alone.

WHO Suicide Report Shows We Must Stop Seeing Depression as a Disorder of Developed World

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Suicide is a global problem as new WHO figures show, and depression is never far away.

Robin Williams and the Beauty of Everyday Life

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Adrian Millar reflects on Robin Williams as a symbol of our own unavoidable vulnerability.

WHO Report Maps Global Suicide Problem for the First Time

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One person takes their own life every 40 seconds, equating to 803,900 deaths across the world every year.

One Suicide every 40 Seconds: Why are we Killing Ourselves?

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We kill ourselves while under the delusion that the world will be better off without us. That is completely false!

How Autism Holds The Answers To Depression And Mental Illness

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Can knowledge and understanding of Autism lead to more effective mental health support? Andrew Lawes believes so.

I Don’t Judge Robin Williams, Because I’ve Been to the Brink, Too

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“The rational side of you is fully aware you’re not alone in this; the heart and the depression tell you’re the most isolated and worthless person on earth.”

The Science of Depression (Video)

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The best explanation of the Science of Depression we have ever seen.

10 Things You Can Do to Feel Less Overwhelmed

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Danny Baker is very familiar with the feeling of being overwhelmed, but he has found these specific actions help to conquer that.

6 Things Nobody Tells You About Being Depressed

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So you’re sad all the time and don’t want to do stuff. It’s actually way more complicated than that. And you are not alone.

What People With Depression Want You To Know

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Listening – really listening – can sometimes make all the difference.

Depression. A Part of the Human Condition

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When looking at the rich complexities of his own and other people’s life with depression, a man can still end up on the side of hope.

There are two Types of People With Depression—Which one are You?

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Whether you choose to pursue “recovery” or choose to pursue “being as comfortable as possible while suffering from depression,” all I hope for is that you make your choice based on the future you want for yourself.