Sharing stories, articles and blogs on mental health to help reduce the stigma

By Naver

A lot of people are confused as to how a medicine can make people ‘less sad’. Well that’s not the case. Depression IS NOT sadness. If you curl up on your bad for 3 days because you just broke up, that’s sadness NOT depression. If you got denied from something you’ve been working on for so long and you lock yourself in a room for a week that’s sadness NOT depression. If you feel worthless for a long period of time without knowing the reason why or overwhelmed by the amount of reasons you have, that’s depression.

WebMD describes depression as feeling anxious, helpless, guilty, restless for at least two weeks. The cause of it is still unknown though it can be trigger by traumatic experiences such as a loss of a loved ones or simply genetic. Just like any other illnesses, like how if you eat an…

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4 thoughts on “Share: “The Truth About Depression”

      1. I’m so happy to hear that! I’m not looking for anything specific- maybe a poem about mental health or assault, or their stigmas. With your style, I’m imagining a personification of the stigmas or pain. But those are just ideas. It is up to you completely! It does not have to be personal, and you can go into as much detail as you’d like.

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