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NEVER GIVE UP

By Giving Voice to Depression on February 22, 2018

One year ago today, we posted the first episode of the Giving Voice to Depression podcast. That first month, 106 people played it. Since then, we have produced more than 40 episodes, which have been…

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Support From People Who Truly Understand

By Giving Voice to Depression on December 21, 2017

You can’t help but admire people who have been through hell carrying buckets of water for those still consumed by the fire.   That thought came to mind as I watched members of the Giving…

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Taking Giving Voice to Depression’s message to the airwaves

By Giving Voice to Depression on December 18, 2017

https://radiomilwaukee.org/story/local-podcast-sharing-firsthand-stories-depression/ (click on link above, and then click a 2nd time when the new window opens to hear the interview that aired.) Terry McGuire is a former TV news reporter and anchor, and she has…

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Don’t Give Up

By Giving Voice to Depression on December 6, 2017

The organization Music To Grieve To, which believes “Nothing can prepare you for grief, nor is there a right or wrong way to deal with it, but sad music is an easily accessible and highly effective tool…

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Words are Powerful

By Giving Voice to Depression on December 2, 2017

When Bridget and I produce the Giving Voice to Depression podcast episodes, we have the clear and strong intention of stimulating conversations and understandings that last far longer then a 15-minute listening session.  We want…

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An Open Letter on #GivingTuesday

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 28, 2017

     Big Things Ahead for Giving Voice to Mental Illness, Inc. Dear Friends: As we’re now officially in the holiday season, we want to take the opportunity to thank you again for all of…

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Suiting Up and Showing Up

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 22, 2017

When my sister Bridget and I committed to Giving Voice to Depression, we agreed to set aside the fears (and ego and privacy) of “exposing ourselves” as People With Depression. How could we possibly attempt…

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The Strength is All Yours

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 16, 2017

Today we are posting the second part of our podcast episode “The Power of Compassion.”After hearing part one, a listener wrote and said the story Jonny and Neil shared touched her, because she had been…