Learn how to support a loved one with depression during the holidays

Helping a Loved One with Depression During the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is a time of joy and celebration. However, for…

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Love and Support from the Drive-Thru: How Fast Food Helped My Family Connect Through My Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

By Brad Brennan, FFDA Volunteer I have a heavily-guarded secret that I only reveal to…

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Oprah’s Meghan and Harry Interview: The Critical Role of Spouses in Preventing Suicides

  Millions of us tuned in last night to watch the much-anticipated Oprah interview with…

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Families Stories of Going Through Depression Treatment

Depression treatment can be a difficult path for families to navigate. Our family stories about…

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COVID-19: Supporting Yourself and Your Loved One

The world looks very different than it did just a few months ago as a…

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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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Rose is a powerhouse of inspiration. She is the caregiver of a loved one who…

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

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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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Making An Action Plan

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

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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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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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