Many people experienced feelings of shock, sadness, and maybe even despair at the news of the death of one of the most entertaining men in the world, Robin Williams. Why despair? Because many of us struggle with varying degrees of depression every day and to hear that someone so seemingly “having it all” could succumb to his illness… it’s hard to handle.
But here’s the beauty in the breakdown – the stigma of depression and mental illness is about to be shattered! And that can only mean more light shining into the dark loneliness where so many of us live. It means more help, more resources, more opportunities to heal and live the lives we deserve to live.
Listen In Here:
During The Episode, We’ll Cover:
- Who struggles with depression
- How to get help
- The stigma of mental illness
- What to do if you’re confided in about someone’s depression
Links & Resources:
- 1-800-273-8255 – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline for help 24/7/365
In the Comments below:
At VC Podcast, we are dedicated to breaking down the stigma of personal struggle. This can only happen if we share our own experiences. We hope that you are inspired to join us in speaking up – please share your story in the comments!