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Caregiver Myths Debunked: Caregiving to Someone Living with Depression or Bipolar Disorder

Who is a “caregiver” and what does the role really entail? We’re debunking three common…

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What If I Say the Wrong Thing? Caregiver Tips for Supporting a Loved one with Depression

Communicating is hard, depression makes it harder. During our “What If I Say the Wrong…

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Breaking Through Depression: 4 Tips for Strengthening Communication with Your Teen

Khristine Heflin, LCSW-C Adolescence is often a confusing time for both our young people and…

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Yes, High Achievers Can Have Depression and Anxiety, Too

On Monday, May 31, 2021, top-ranked tennis pro Naomi Osaka took to Twitter to announce…

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Nationwide Poll Shows Most People with Depression Feel Misunderstood

More than 80% of people living with depression say life would be easier if others…

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

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Allyssa and Keith: Hope and Spiritual Care for Depression

By Dawna Roberts Depression is often extremely debilitating and can turn your life inside out….

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Steve’s Story: Breaking the Family Legacy of Untreated Depression

By Dawna Roberts Steve is the youngest of six kids. The entire family experienced abuse…

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NPR (National Public Radio) Piece on Anger and Depression Features Families for Depression Awareness

People living with depression and their family members know that anger and irritability are symptoms…

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Depression can affect more than just your mood

Monica and her mother have always been close, though they butted heads during Monica’s formative…

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