10 Depression Myths We Need To Stop Believing

September 3, 2014 12:31 PM

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10 Depression Myths We Need To Stop Believing

In recent weeks, the global conversation surrounding death by suicide has taken center stage, and now more than ever, we're acknowledging the effects of undiagnosed, untreated and mistreated depression on those rising numbers. Approximately two out of three people who commit suicide suffer from major depression first. In the past, we have spent more time focusing on suicide than on this dominant root cause. And that's finally changing.

A mass re-education is occurring -- both through public initiatives like The Huffington Post's Stronger Together platform and more private, personal conversations. Battling the stigma surrounding the true origins of depression and how people with the disease suffer in distinct ways requires debunkin...

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