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Under Siege (A delightfully pissy rant about Depression, Cowardice and Shepard Smith)

This is the part it gets difficult. I start to feel myself withdrawing and the world loses meaning. I try to see things in a different way, but I can’t fight this feeling anymore. 1,250 more words

Life

Where depression begins (Or, Spikes!)

By Scott Ross

I’ve been ruminating on this subject as essay-fodder for some time. The recent “apparent” suicide, as they say in criminological circles, of Robin Williams is coincidental but not, I don’t think,  1,804 more words

Personal Essay

Tragic Loss of a Very Bright Star Sheds Light on Depression and Suicide

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
  • suicidepreventionlifeline.org
  • You can also call 211 to
    • speak to someone at their crisis hotline
    • to speak to someone when you are not feeling well…
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Bipolar

Persistent Depressive Disorder Dysthymia Symptoms | Psych Central

Dr. W., my psychologist who does my biofeedback, mentioned my official diagnosis when composing a letter to my insurance company today. I looked it up because I didn’t fully understand the technical term. 394 more words

Therapy

On Suicide Shaming

About twenty-four hours ago, the Internet blew up with the news of actor and comedian Robin Williams’s death from an apparent suicide.

Twenty-three hours and forty-five minutes ago, the shaming started. 1,211 more words

Empathy

I Just Don't Care - Relationships

The problem with Chronic Depression, is that you simply don’t care about much. You are so used to living right on the edge of what you think is normal and depression, that if you care about something and you lose it…the depression is there waiting. 1,955 more words