Season Five In Review

By Giving Voice to Depression on July 31, 2018

Podcast co-hosts Bridget and Terry look back at the intimate, informative stories of both struggle and resilience that guests shared in Season Five. They highlight some of the lessons that impacted and stuck with them….


The Mask: Hiding Our Depression

By Giving Voice to Depression on July 24, 2018

Stigma, shame and the fact depression is still (too) often seen as a weakness or failing, cause many people with the common illness to hide their struggles and pain behind a mask. While this can…


Suicide – Myths And Misconceptions (Mark Henick)

By Giving Voice to Depression on June 20, 2018

A suicide-attempt survivor and internationally-recognized mental-health advocate sets the record straight about several common misconceptions about suicide including the idea people attempt “for attention” and that suicide occurs “out of the blue, with no warning.”…


Season One In Review (Re – Broadcast)

By Giving Voice to Depression on May 15, 2018

  (We are taking a 2-week break to produce episodes for our fifth season.) Today’s episode is a re-broadcast of a review of the very first season of the Giving Voice to Depression podcast. Our…


Off the Sidelines- Ripple Report Four (Ted Perry)

By Giving Voice to Depression on April 24, 2018

After profiling Giving Voice to Depression for a television news feature, a news anchor/reporter felt compelled to “come off the sidelines” and share his own experience of depression publicly for the first time.   Link…


Depression; A Couple’s Perspective

By Giving Voice to Depression on January 30, 2018

Depression affects more than the people who live with it. In this episode, a young couple talks about their experience with the illness; one as a person who lives with it, and the other as…


Ripple Report Three; The Tribe Theater Company

By Giving Voice to Depression on January 23, 2018

This episode started with am email from Lindsey with The Tribe ensemble theater, saying that hearing the stories shared on Giving Voice to Depression has helped her both personally and professionally.  Out of respect to…


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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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…