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The Stigma Strikes Back: How the Stigma facing depression made my struggle worse

The Stigma Strikes Back: How the Stigma facing depression made my struggle worse

When I decided to man up and go to battle with my depression demons, I didn’t think the real demons would be the ones outside my head. With mental health firmly in the zeitgeist, I assumed everybody would support my struggles with relative open arms. That’s exactly what happened the…

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What’s up Doc? How to (and mostly how NOT to) get diagnosed

When I finally accepted I was struggling with depression, I wasn’t daunted. In fact, I was empowered to understand and overcome it before history repeated itself and the love of my life abandoned me. I knew the first step must involve getting an accurate diagnosis. But with the…

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