Ellen Hacker, content manager, reminds us of the logistics for Facing Depression in East Central Indiana. Please donate to help fund the publication & free distribution of the book! Please visit our GoFundMe campaign for details. The goal of The Facing Project is to inform & educate … and we need your help! To […]
Robby General, a student writer for Facing Depression, distinguishes this endeavor from other journalistic pursuits.
Needless to say, some jobs are more difficult than others. Whether you’re dealing with difficult situations or subject matter, or simply in an environment with others who might feel down, some careers tend to have higher rates of depression. According to Health.com, these jobs have increased rates of depression: • Nursing home and childcare workers […]
Professionals in the medical field are continuously pursuing the various causes of depression. Losing a loved one, struggling in a relationship and feeling stress from work and school are some of the leading triggers for depressive feelings and behavior. But is feeling down always a bad thing? Can a person benefit from feeling sad from […]
Throughout my life, I’ve had relatively little exposure to people who have struggled with depression. No one in my family was a victim of it—to my knowledge—and my friends seemed happy. However, in my senior year of high school, I found myself face-to-face with the issue. My best friend’s older brother was in the hospital […]
Sophie Gordon, a student writer for Facing Depression, discusses a February 2015 story in The New York Times, which revealed the results of a study that involved more than 150,000 college students across the country.
Nathan DeYoung, a student writer for Facing Depression, offers his thoughts about the project, which is the fifth iteration of The Facing Project in Muncie.
This past summer, actor Robin Williams committed suicide. He was a TV and movie icon, beloved by millions, and his death caused a lot of people an incredible amount of pain. Some couldn’t understand just how someone that talented, that funny, who played such lovable characters, could kill himself. Here’s one possible explanation: Depression. Williams, […]
Women with depression face the stigma of having a legitimate mood disorder passed off as their simply being “too emotional.” However, depression in women is a taboo subject that must be brought to light, and being aware is the first step. It might come as a surprise to hear that 1 in 8 women will […]
The call of nothing and silence scratched at the back of my mind, slowly turning it raw. My skin crawled with anxiety. Fear. I wanted to burst out of this body and not exist. The warmth of my bed was too enveloping. I had no desire to rise and continue my same, bland routine. I’ve […]