As someone who has battled on and off with depression for about twenty years now, I am increasingly frustrated by the amount of people who seem to doubt depression is a real illness.
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Depression and sadness are often the result of traumatic and difficult life experiences. The good news is, there is hope. Read to find out 10 great ways to deal with depression and sadness.
Members of my family suffer from, or have suffered from depression. It can be a debilitating mental illness and although not a popular topic I decided to write a poem about it.