Mental Health Awareness: let’s talk about depression

Depression is not to be taken lightly. Someone, somewhere on this planet commits suicide EVERY FORTY SECONDS! That’s over a million lives lost a year – and most of them could have been saved! Are you listening?

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Depression is not what you think.

Depression is not romantic, it’s not a thing that you can heal with a kiss, it’s not photos in black and white on Tumblr, it’s not a thing that makes you feel proud of it and you want to show it  to everyone. Depression destroys your brain and you can barely notice that because you are more concerned on your problems to see that they’re really destroying you . It’s a process that never ends and makes you sink in a sea of nothing. It’s not laziness, it’s not sad songs, it’s not an excuse.  Depression can make you lose contact with people, can make you want to be dead, to not be a weight for the world. Depression is not eating for days and then eat all the fridge, it’s not showing for days, it’s the frustrating feeling of desperately wanting to have…

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3 thoughts on “Mental Health Awareness: let’s talk about depression

  1. Tell me about it. Depression is something a person might say “I’m not depressed. I’m just a little sad.” 😢 but it is so much more than sadness. It takes over your life. The sky is no longer blue. Always gray. Nothing in life is fun with depression. That feeling of hopelessness. That feeling of loneliness and everything negative is what depression represents. Good thing I did seek medical attention once the thoughts of suicide reared its ugly head. Depression is real. Know the signs. Seek help

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