Siphokazi didn’t realize she was depressed because it had become her constant. She was comfortable with it. It took awareness and therapy to begin to let it go.
Adam A. Meyers was a Wisconsin Police Officer for 21 years and shares his personal and professional challenges with mental health after his 2016 on-duty deadly shooting.
Liv shares her story of starting her mental health journey as a pre-teen and living with an eating disorder then anxiety then depression and now OCD. She knows that enduring mental illness is not dirty or shameful.
Amy Ruble shares how new responsibilities at work caused burnout and how that contributed to her anxiety and depression.
Elspeth falls again into depression after a tough winter. This time, her usual coping strategies don’t work. So she goes back to her favourite study as a teenager.
Over 1 year, Renée’s mom died, she came out as queer, lost her job, and started deconstructing her faith. She became overwhelmed with depression and obsessed with life events. It would take hearing a comedian for her to finally understand what was going on.
Manu shares their experience of being unemployed in COVID-19 and having to live with their parents, their dependence causing them to spiral down into anxiety, depression and suicide ideation.