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.

Punks in Recovery with Craig Lewis

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Craig Lewis is a Certified Peer Specialist who struggled immensely with mental health issues. He has successfully transformed into a life of wellness.

The Reality Of Suicide: We Must All Take Responsibility for Change

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The difference between cancer and depression is that cancer attacks the physical self, whereas depression decimates the mind and soul. Sadly, the way society supports people with the ‘invisible illness’ is the opposite to those with the visibly-apparent diagnosis, and is why the suicide rate is expanding at such an alarming rate.

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

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

Airing My Dirty Laundry – On The Discussion of Mental Health

Talking about mental illness makes people uncomfortable. But Anne Theriault is going to do it anyway.

No one is Censoring the Media About Suicide, We’re Just Asking for Sensitivity

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Why media coverage of Robin Williams’s death was not only insensitive, but dangerous.

Talking Yourself To Wellness

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Taking control back from mental illness. Could a personal directive buy you time in a mental health crisis? It just might…

An Extrovert’s Insight Following the Death of Robin Williams

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Sometimes, the most unlikely person can be the one in the most pain. Hannah Dingle explains how.

How Playing Hookie is Good for Your Health

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5 Self Care Rituals for a more relaxed, more fun life. Guaranteed. And yes: playing hookie is one of them.

Fighting Borderline Personality Disorder: A Boxer’s Remarkable Story of Recovery

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Boxer Amanda Wang went toe-to-toe with borderline personality disorder and dealt her disease a knockout blow.

Followed by the Black Dog (This Dad’s Post-Divorce Depression)

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So much of the time, recovering from divorce is about recovering from depression. Whether “Clinical” or “temporary,” depression is a bitch.

Why We Must Listen to Our Emotions (Or Else!)

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“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.

Setting Yourself on Fire … Really?

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A Boy dies participating in the fire challenge, are we now ready to admit it’s not a game?

How to be Brave

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Three steps to being brave.

What is Happening to the Mental Health of Young People Caught up in Gaza Conflict?

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It’s clear that young people are getting caught in the crossfire of the latest round of fighting between Israel and Palestine and the conflict is taking a huge toll on them. And the effects of the war are not just physical.