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.

To Stop Not Moving: The Story of a Sick Week

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A man who very rarely takes sick days—or weeks—discusses how he recently collapsed from exhaustion.

9 Questions About Living With Depression

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You know those questionnaires doctors ask you to fill out about depression? Gabe Howard decided to publish his.

Men Are Victims Too: Recognizing and Dealing With Abuse

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Abuse comes in many forms. Especially abuse that men often don’t recognize.

The Last Taboo—Is It More Acceptable to Have an STD Than Depression?

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Limpet Girl asks why we don’t talk about the mental health issues affecting men—those who are least likely to seek help and most likely to need it.

Learning to Live With Dread

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Matthew Rozsa shares his secret for not worrying about the end of world and everything else that makes him anxious.

A Dad’s Wish: Child, May You Never Be Sad

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A child asks dad about death. In answering, he discovers a deep and profound wish.