The conversations surrounding depression nowadays seem more like a mafia hunt, a search for a criminal or a conviction of someone “in the family” who has broken one of the unspoken rules. With all of the FACTUAL evidence for the truth that depression actually exists, it has become harder to convince people that depressed people […]

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Bringing Focus During Mental Illness Awareness Week The first full week of October is Mental Illness Awareness Week and October 10 is World Mental Health Day, making October a great time to educate everyone about the importance of good mental health, mental health screening, and treatment. By leading events, participating in activities, and simply spreading […]

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Feelings of depression are sometimes confused with moodiness, emotionalism, or attention-seeking, but they are neither. NO one wants to feel depressed, nor do we simply want to ride out the lingering deep sadness, or busy ourselves with distractions and trinkets that soothe us temporarily. Depression makes you feel like a ball of yarn that can […]

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Part Two: Fighting Stigmas of Addiction and Depression, Maintaining Hope Addiction and depression are taboo topics in society today. As a result, numerous misconceptions plague these disorders. Those suffering from addiction, depression or both may experience shame, guilt and fear. However, the tide has turned in recent years. Millennials, in particular, have taken to social […]

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