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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…

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Be Not Afraid

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 16, 2017

  We know some of you may be reluctant to listen to our podcast, Giving Voice to Depression,  thinking it might be… well… depressing. But we try to make and think of them as stories…

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The Power of “Me Too”

By Giving Voice to Depression on October 8, 2017

  This morning Sarah (Giving Voice to Depression’s social media goddess and watch guard) and I spent several hours at a fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (My partner/sister/BFF Bridget joined us in…