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

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

My parents were two of the people I least expected to ever end their own…

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

When I woke up in the hospital in June of 2018, I promised myself that…

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Miguel’s Story: A Caregiver Interview

Miguel and Danielle Families for Depression Awareness (FFDA): How much did you know about mental…

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Myths vs. Facts

Suicide Myths Debunked and What to Do if a Loved One Shows Warning Signs

By Sharon Torres, April 30, 2019 Suicide is a serious global public health concern. According…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Suicide – What Families Should Know

By Aileen SalaresMarch 22, 2019 Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), caused by a bump, jolt, or…

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Making An Action Plan

Caring for a family member with a mood disorder can be a challenging and often…

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Teaching Teens (and yourself) Strategies for Coping with Stress

Raise your hand if you’ve ever experienced stress. If you don’t have your hand raised,…

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Stress-Relief Activities Your Family Can Try Together

By Amy Williams, October 1, 2018 Whether it’s health care, finances, social media, personal safety,…

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5 Ways Your Dog Can Decrease Depression Symptoms and Promote Wellness

Depression is often emotionally and physically exhausting for the entire family. While symptoms of depression…

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Helping Your Teen Manage Mass Media Messaging About Mental Health

Our relationship with mass media is complex. We want to see our experience reflected and…

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New Videos Available on Accessing and Utilizing the More Than Mood Depression Symptoms Toolkit

In PART ONE, we talk with Dr. Ron Manderscheid, Executive Director of the National Association…

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