Tag: Depression

I’m depressed …

de·pres·sion  dəˈpreSH(ə)n 

noun

  1.  feelings of severe despondency and dejection.

“self-doubt creeps in and that swiftly turns to depression”

Trying to Understand What Made Maddy Run – book by Kate Fagan

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/02/540974927/trying-to-understand-what-made-maddy-run

NPR Morning Edition audio interview

Depression Strikes Teen Girls Especially Hard

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/02/13/514353285/depression-strikes-todays-teen-girls-especially-hard

Study says a vast majority of people who are depressed do not seek help ….

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/12/02/504131307/study-vast-majority-of-people-who-are-depressed-do-not-seek-help

Screening positive for depression doesn’t mean you’ll get treatment study finds ….

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/29/491819007/screening-positive-for-depression-doesn-t-mean-you-ll-get-treatment-study-finds

From Africa the idea of the friendship bench can help phase the blues away ….

http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/01/10/508588401/the-friendship-bench-can-help-chase-the-blues-away

 

A review and alternative look at the Madison story ….

http://elitedaily.com/life/a-response-to-the-terrible-misunderstanding-of-depression-in-the-madison-holleran-piece/

 

Survivors and Passages stories from a cross-section of people in talking about their experience with depression …

Two stories from Amalia on Survivors:

A Survivor of Depression on Survivors Elizabeth:

Sherry a young single mom takes us on part of her passage with depression …

Phil is a middle age man who suffers from depression …

Joni tells how being an artist that uses her mouth to paint gets depressed at times …

God be with us in the valley of depression!

 


By the Grace of God – Katy Perry

Katy Perry — born Katheryn Hudson to conservative Christian parents in California — said she struggled to handle the attention to her life more broadly.

“I built up this Katy Perry thing that everybody knows and that’s the reason why they’re tuning in and it’s fantastic, but it’s more of a facade,” she told the therapist Siri Singh.

Perry, who said that therapy has helped her, cried at length as she said she struggled with depression. Click on link below o view some of Perry’s video …

https://www.jacarandafm.com/news/entertainment/katy-perry-opens-about-depression-and-suicide/

Teens and young adults struggle to handle the pressures of growing up and needing support to deal with the pushes and pulls of life.

Listen to Elizabeth tell about having a giving heart and needing faith to deal with her depression. Click below to a link for Liz’s Survivors story ….

Another Survivor’s story from Ann who tells about her encounter with a number with one particular person who committed suicide. Click on the link below to listen to her story ….

We pray for those people feeling depressed and struggling for support. Likewise, those troubled souls who possibly might take their own lives because of what life is presenting to them. May our prayers and care for them help in showing them a path to meaning and purpose for their lives.