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Teen Speakers Explore the “Many Faces of Our Mental Health” Exhibit

On Saturday, January 27, 2018, seven of our Teen Speakers and six Families for Depression…

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How Families Can Support Their Loved Ones Living With Bipolar Disorder

By Dawna Roberts, December 22, 2017 As a caregiver, being around someone who lives with…

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Kathy and Dean— Depression At Any Age Can Be More Than Mood

According to her husband Dean, Kathy was always a tremendously happy person, outgoing and loving…

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What Families Need to Know About Mixed States in Adult Bipolar Disorder

For most adults with bipolar disorder, their mood alternates over time between manic (elevated) and…

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Cultural Challenges Living with Bipolar Disorder- One Family’s Experience

Growing up in a very traditional culture with strict standards of behavior can be challenging…

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On #GivingTuesday, Read How Your Gifts Impact Young Men Like Me

Aaron encourages other young men to be fearless when it comes to addressing their mental…

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Natalie Litton Brings Hope and Discovery to FFDA Annual Event

By Kurt Morris, November 14, 2017 As a volunteer who believes in the work of…

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6 Ways to Cope with School Stress for You and Your Child or Teen

By Nicola Smith, October 26, 2017 Now that the rush of back to school season…

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Volunteer Spotlight: College Athletes “Knockout Depression” on Campus

How do you address mental illness among college athletes? Devan and a group of athletes…

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8 Self-Discovery Wellness Activities for the Whole Family

By Amy Williams, October 11, 2017 As adults, many of us strive to gain insight…

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How to Support Foster Care Teenagers and Young Adults Who Have Depression

By Nicola Smith, October 3, 2017 Youth in foster care have often experienced traumatic family…

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Xavier and Cory — Depression in the Family

Xavier and Cory know the crippling pain of losing a child to suicide. Both have…

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