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Depression Needn’t Mean Dysfunction

'Depression' is a concept, not an illness. The need to blame is a personal issue, and blaming a concept is about as sensible as blaming the weather. Depression happens. In most cases it can be fixed, and in all cases it can be adapted to. Blaming is a choice, depression isn't.

By |2020-08-28T15:47:13+01:00April 7th, 2018|Mental Health|0 Comments

How to Care for a Depression Sufferer

Please share this brilliant and incisive video (watch it first though). It's loaded with practical advice and should be seen by as many people as possible (employers and schools please note). This is a useful resource for helping managers and others understand how to approach and support somebody suffering with depression (as 20% of us do!). Produced by writer and illustrator Matthew Johnstone, in collaboration with WHO, it is the follow up to I had a Black Dog, which I re-posted in February.

By |2020-08-25T08:00:31+01:00March 11th, 2015|Mental Health|Comments Off on How to Care for a Depression Sufferer