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Don’t Ignore The Signs Of Childhood Depression (Sally)

By Giving Voice to Depression on January 16, 2018

  An adult– who was that undiagnosed depressed child– looks back on a lifetime of depression and urges parents, teachers and society as a whole to tune-in and step-in if a child in your life…

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Starting The Conversation (Comedian Frank King)

By Giving Voice to Depression on January 9, 2018

A stand-up comedian and former writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno discusses depression with perspective, candor and humor. What’s funny about depression? Nothing! But people with depression can be funny, because depression is…

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The Gift Of Listening

By Giving Voice to Depression on January 2, 2018

A crisis-line supervisor discusses about the power of listening, helping people find their own path to wellness, and offering hope.    

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Depression, The Holidays And Scrooge

By Giving Voice to Depression on December 19, 2017

A look at Scrooge through a therapist’s compassionate lens, some advice on not getting caught up in Holiday Expectations, and “the best and kindest thing” you can do this time of year for someone in…

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Black Mental Health Matters

By Giving Voice to Depression on December 12, 2017

A mental-health professional discusses how cultural beliefs and stigma prevented him from getting help for his depression for years. He now takes his empowering message to schools and conferences because, like all mental health, Black…

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Building Your Recovery; Brick By Brick

By Giving Voice to Depression on December 5, 2017

Brent Williams shares his journey through depression and anxiety, offering practical suggestions and insights on ways to manage oneself while walking through the darkness of mental illness.    

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“College Depression” (Justin)

By Giving Voice to Depression on November 28, 2017

A college student shares the story of his struggle with depression and how, with the help of his parents and a network of friends he once denied having, he has learned to manage his illness…

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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…