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Reduce Suicide Risk by Increasing Social Supports During COVID and Beyond

This article focuses on the topic of suicide prevention. If you or someone you know…

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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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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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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Michael Phelps, and Mariah Carey: Celebrities Speaking Out about Depression and Bipolar Disorder

By Kurt Morris Accounts of celebrities struggling with mental health conditions have often only been…

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Shana’s Story— Learning to Process Emotions After the Ultimate Loss

Owen Shana lost her son, Owen, to suicide two weeks after his fifteenth birthday. Owen…

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

Written by: Dawna M. Roberts, November 30, 2017 Growing up in a very traditional culture…

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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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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

Cory (left) and Xavier (far right) with their daughter and granddaughter Xavier and Cory know…

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Vivian

Depression has been part of my family for most of my life. I lost both…

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Greg Stiemsma

Greg Stiemsma grew up in Wisconsin where his skill and commanding 6’11’’ stature made him…

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Alexandra, daughter of William Styron

Author William Styron and his daughter at their home in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, 4th July…

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