Mental Health Education

The sooner we talk to children honestly about mental health, the sooner we breed a more tolerant society.

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Depression Article

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/apr/19/depression-awareness-mental-illness-feel-like

‘I have a suspicion that society, in its heart of hearts, despises depressives because it knows they have a point: the recognition that life is finite and sad and frightening – as well as those more sanctioned outlooks, joyful and exciting and complex and satisfying. There is a secret feeling most people enjoy that everything, at a fundamental level, is basically OK. Depressives suffer the withdrawal of that feeling.’

What does depression really feel like? Tim Lott has a darned good go at describing it. Give it a read and let me know what you think.