Friday, June 8, 2018

Depression TV Ads: Poor Substitute for Talking about Depression

The stunning suicides of seemingly life-embracing people - Kate Space and Anthony Bourdain - once again raises the issue of our silence about mental health illness.

Pharmaceutical ads seems to be the major way our society talks about depression - 


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I'm sad today.  I'm talking about it. 
And if I'm depressed again someday, I'm talking about it. 

And you? 
And all of us?