Family Stories

Alexandra, daughter of William Styron

Looking back, Alexandra Styron can see that her father, novelist William Styron, likely suffered depression…

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Ashley with mom, Lucy

In 8th grade, Ashley appeared to have it all: she was a popular, a straight-A…

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Doris

People may assume a famous name and wealth guarantee a ticket to Easy Street. But…

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Shonda, Curt, and Family

Shonda Schilling, wife of former Major League Baseball championship pitcher and six-time All Star Curt…

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Terri with Family

Terri, an enterprising business woman, wife, and mother of two, was diagnosed with clinical depression…

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Cassandra with her mother

Cassandra was in the seventh grade when she first experienced major depression. “I was in…

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Julie

Julie, a wife and mother to two-year-old Piper and nine-month-old Cate, works for Ernst &…

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Michael, Julie, and Steven

The year was 1986. Michael and Julie, then married for six years, had a baby…

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Terry and Peter

It was just weeks before Terry and Peter’s wedding that Peter was diagnosed with Lou…

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Trina and Family

It took three years — and a very persistent mother — before Trina realized that…

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