There’s no cute title for writing about Clinical Depression.

And isolation breeds isolation which creates the stigma and discrimination we need to eliminate. The brain is an organ — just like the heart, liver and kidneys — and we need to encourage everyone to treat it as such from both a medical and social perspective. Joe Pantoliano, Founder of “No Kidding, Me Too.” If…

I Will Not Be Silent

Five suicide deaths by students bullied because of being GLBT or Q is a tragedy — each life lost was important and significant. Each life matters to their mother and father, family and friends.  Each person had hopes and dreams of a life of love and acceptance.  Each child deserves to feel safe at any…

Can depression lead to a richer spiritual life?

Our tears so blind our eyes that we cannot see our mercies.                — John Flavel (1627-1691) The thoughts by Dr. Parker Palmer below are beautifully expressed and echo my experience with clinical depression.  If you’ve never suffered, it may enlighten or expand your notions and ability to empathize.  Reading it was a comfort to…