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No Shame in Having Depression and Anxiety

    “Dude, what’s your problem?” by Josh Lewin I have learned that anxiety and depression go hand-in-hand, and there is no shame in having either — although it’s tough for many people to get their arms around that concept. When I struggled with both in my last couple years as the Texas Rangers’ baseball […]

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    That Is A Sign Of Mental Illness Ingrid Vasquez RSS Feed I remember the first time I knew something was wrong. I was in my junior year of high school when I thought about what would happen if I purposely fell down the stairs. I'd always been an overachiever, but being the year […]

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By Tim ChesterUK1 hour ago EDINBURGH — One of the buzziest shows at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe is about depression. Severe clinical depression in fact. Bryony Kimmings and her partner Tim Grayburn’s Fake It 'Til You Make It, which explores in depth Grayburn’s secret depression and nervous breakdown, hogged the headlines over the festival’s […]

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If you, or someone you know is struggling, please seek help.             Curtis Vanderloo asked SooToday to publish the following letter about his mother's death last year in the hope that by sharing her story, it might help someone else suffering from the stigma of mental illness.   ************************* On […]

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  (Photo: Mark Marturello/Register Illustration) Estela Villanueva-Whitman, Special to the Register; 11:05 p.m. CDT May 18, 2014 The diagnosis of bipolar disorder in her 20s came as a relief to Hope Richardson. There was finally a name for what she felt and something that could be done, she said. Because mental illness is a lifelong […]

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  At twenty years old, my 6 year battle with anorexia nervosa had finally caused my life to come crashing down.     My eating disorder had taken complete control of my mind and dominated my every thought. In just a few months I had lost over 2 stone, had drastically reduced the amount I […]

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  Published on Dec 22, 2013 An intimate discussion on the personal journey to becoming Rosie Soul. Our friends give us so much support and love, we thought we would share a little in return. Hopefully, some will find this helpful. Category Music License Standard YouTube License  

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  Nov. 26, 2013 at 10:26 AM ET Actor Richard Dreyfuss has struggled with bipolar disorder since childhood, but for many years, he didn't know what was behind the intense emotions that filled much of his life.   "I didn't know it was a manic state," he explained during a Tuesday morning visit to TODAY. […]

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  Blog Posted by Matt Haig on June 25, 2013 at 16:44 When I was 24 I very nearly killed myself. I was living in Ibiza at the time, in a very nice villa, on the quiet east coast of the island. The villa was right next to a cliff. In the midst of depression […]

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I just took my 6-year-old son to the doctor. He's a beautiful boy, all lengthening arms and getting-ganglier legs. He is the picture of health.   06/09/2013  – I sat there in the doctor's office and cried while the doctor told me I was right in bringing him in and sharing our concerns. "Lots of […]

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