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“The Person He Always Wanted to Be”: Leslie’s Caregiver Story

Families for Depression Awareness has partnered with Corporate Member, GeneSight, to provide educational information about…

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Finding a New Life After Postpartum Depression: LaTonya’s Family Story

LaTonya shortly after giving birth to baby Darrin LaTonya was induced at 39 weeks. “Once…

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Advice for Getting Through a Manic Episode

This article features personal advice from a Families for Depression Awareness volunteer’s lived experience. To…

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Families Stories of Living with Depression

It’s often a challenge to find a way forward with depression treatment. Whether it’s because…

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Jessie and Steve—Healing as a Family from Pain and Teen Self-Injury

Jessie Jessie, 18, has big goals. She’s spending her time working at a local gym,…

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Doug

Doug, age 50, has been learning to live and cope with hard-to-treat depression (also known…

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Becky and Joe

If you’d like to hear Becky share her story, click this link to watch her…

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Catava

Catava Catava felt very different from others growing up with dark, negative thoughts and overreacting…

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Rose

Rose Rose is a powerhouse of inspiration. She is the caregiver of a loved one…

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Ronnie

By Dawna Roberts Ronnie Ronnie’s wife has been living with hard-to-treat depression, which Ronnie describes…

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My Parents Ended Their Lives: Learning from Our Story During National Suicide Prevention Month

Morgan and her parents. My parents were two of the people I least expected to…

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A Message for Families from an Attempt Survivor: Danielle’s Story

Miguel and Danielle When I woke up in the hospital in June of 2018, I…

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