Link – You Are Not Alone

““Someone will call in and know they need help, but they don’t know how to get there,” says Ben Harrington, executive director. “They need treatment, or they need to find a doctor. Our specialists find out the most pressing issues, and when they say they understand, and that they’ve been there too, it’s huge. “Shared…

Link – What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know

“So how is this misleadingly named curse different from recognisable grief? For a start, it can produce symptoms similar to Alzheimer’s – forgetfulness, confusion and disorientation. Making even the smallest decisions can be agonising. It can affect not just the mind but also the body – I start to stumble when I walk, or become…

Link – Doctor-Assisted Suicide Cannot Be an Answer for Trauma Victims

“In Holland, a Dutch woman in her 20s who reportedly experienced childhood sexual abuse from the ages of 5 to 15 and suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and other complex negative consequences as a result was allowed to choose lethal injection in Holland when doctors decided her condition was untreatable. If that doesn’t make me,…