Megan Potts

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People like you, talking about their experience with depression.

Living with Depression: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage depression and other mental health challenges. Each story gives a first-person account of living with depression, with tips for finding the right support and coping with depressive episodes. 

68 Depression Patient Stories - Page 3

This Is My Depression Support Team
4 mins
article
René Brooks

This Is My Depression Support Team

4 Things That Exacerbate My Depression
4 mins
article
Bryce Evans

4 Things That Exacerbate My Depression

Supporting Someone with Depression: Our Stories in Pictures
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Supporting Someone with Depression: Our Stories in Pictures

4 Ways I Hide My Depression
3 mins
article
René Brooks

4 Ways I Hide My Depression

7 Ways to Distinguish Between Depression and Sadness
4 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

7 Ways to Distinguish Between Depression and Sadness

Celebrating Small Victories with Depression
5 mins
article
Bryce Evans

Celebrating Small Victories with Depression

How I Realized I Was Depressed: 6 Warning Signs
2 mins
article
René Brooks

How I Realized I Was Depressed: 6 Warning Signs

8 Tips to Manage Depression When the World Seems Depressing
3 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

8 Tips to Manage Depression When the World Seems Depressing

Connecting Mental and Physical Health
25 mins 28 secs
podcast
Slate Studios

Connecting Mental and Physical Health

Experiencing the Holidays with Depression
4 mins
article
René Brooks

Experiencing the Holidays with Depression

5 People Who Are Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health
4 mins
article
René Brooks

5 People Who Are Changing the Conversation Around Mental Health

A Key To Depression: Sensing The Slip
4 mins
article
Bryce Evans

A Key To Depression: Sensing The Slip

Using Visual Metaphors to Open the Conversation
2 mins 32 secs
video
Bryce Evans

Using Visual Metaphors to Open the Conversation

9 Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Living with Depression
4 mins
article
Bryce Evans

9 Questions to Ask Yourself If You’re Living with Depression

Depression in the Age of Conspicuous Positivity
3 mins
article
René Brooks

Depression in the Age of Conspicuous Positivity

How to Fight Disconnection When You’re Depressed
3 mins
article
Jonathan Rottenberg

How to Fight Disconnection When You’re Depressed

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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