Mental Illness Cannot be Treated With Just a Pill

​Antidepressants are skills, not just pills ____ Three years ago, I was diagnosed with ADHD. When I was diagnosed with ADHD, I was in the midst of a deep depression accompanied by crushing anxiety and even panic attacks. As my depression slowly subsided and my anxiety calmed, what remained was a question. Medications can be essential … More Mental Illness Cannot be Treated With Just a Pill

Three Questions that can Help Someone Who is Facing Depression

As someone who lives with depression, I have learned three questions that can help me when depression is beginning to cripple me: What is your life like right now? What is making you feel sad? What changes could you make to help your life feel more tolerable? For article “What I Learned About Depression from … More Three Questions that can Help Someone Who is Facing Depression

What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari

You may not know his name. I didn’t, until I saw his youtube video about addiction, “Everything you think you knew about addiction is wrong.” If you have not watched it, it is worth the 15 minutes. Johann Hari describes addiction and how relationships and feeling like you matter to other people will support and … More What I Learned About Depression from Johann Hari