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Depression

Depression is one of life’s many misunderstood challenges. More than just a period of feeling sad or down, it is a painful experience of disconnection that affects millions, each of us differently. Depression brings with it feelings of hopelessness, unworthiness, and dissatisfaction. It can arise from situational and biological factors and last for short or long periods. The good news is that whatever the cause, there are many small (and large!) ways we can help our brains and minds reconnect to our vibrant lives.

If you or someone you know is in immediate need of support, please seek professional help. If you are in crisis, here are some immediate free resources.

My Great Wake-Up Call

Five years ago, my father fell into a deep bout of depression. Twelve months later his depression culminated in suicide.

Become Happier with ‘Good Morning America’ Anchor Dan Harris

The Verywell Mind Podcast interviews Dan Harris, a co-anchor of the weekend edition of “Good Morning America” and a correspondent for ABC News.

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