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A Unique Perspective (Kevin Briggs)

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 21, 2017

You don’t have to experience depression yourself to be able to offer support to those who do. But it sure doesn’t hurt. Kevin is a suicide-loss survivor, a person living with depression, and someone who…

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The Power Of Compassion- Part Two

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 14, 2017

Six years after their chance, life-saving meeting on a bridge, In part two of “The Power of Compassion,” Jonny and Neil reunite. They are now partners in mental-health advocacy, sharing their message of hope and…

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The Power of Empathy- Part One

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 7, 2017

The Bridge: A powerful story of a man who had given up hope, and a stranger who took the time to give him some.   At Giving Voice to Depression, we often say it’s our…

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Season Two In Review

By Giving Voice to Depression on October 31, 2017

Podcast co-hosts Bridget and Terry look back at lessons they learned from the many people who shared their stories and expertise in the the episodes of season two.

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Teen Depression And Suicide; Not Alone- Part 2

By Giving Voice to Depression on September 26, 2017

We continue our look at teen depression via the outstanding documentary Not Alone — using excerpts from the film and interviews with its directors. This episode focuses on social media’s affect on mental health.  …

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Teen Depression And Suicide; Not Alone- Part 1

By Giving Voice to Depression on September 19, 2017

  A teenager, who lost a friend to suicide, interviews other teens in the documentary Not Alone to try to understand their struggles with depression and thoughts of suicide. Giving Voice to Depression was given…

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Suicide Prevention; Part Two

By Giving Voice to Depression on September 12, 2017

  In part two of our Suicide Prevention series, Dr. Barbara Moser gives us the language and some practical tips for how to have the difficult but necessary conversations with someone you care about who…

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Suicide Prevention; Part One

By Giving Voice to Depression on September 6, 2017

  We often hear that suicide is preventable. But what does that really mean? What do we need to know and understand to be able to help someone through a suicidal crisis? Dr. Barbara Moser,…

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Research Underway To Personalize Depression Treatment (Dr. Madhukar Tridedi)

By Giving Voice to Depression on August 29, 2017

A leading depression researcher, studying a finger-prick blood test that could determine which depression medication(s) would work best for your specific biology, shares his findings with Giving Voice to Depression. http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/newsroom/news-releases/year-2017/mar/biomarkers-trivedi.html  

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Depression in the Elderly

By Giving Voice to Depression on August 22, 2017

A 93-year-old woman, who is not sure if she is clinically depressed or if she just finds the end of life depressing, shares her story and a message for the children and grandchildren of seniors.