Depression is common in lawyers. In this short article, the dos and don’ts of dealing with a person with depression are covered. For more information see lawyers with depression.
Among the most common mental health diseases, anxiety disorders are often misunderstood. From NAMI, some information on these disorders and how they are treated.
This one from Frogman, a Tumblr comedian who also has depression. I have to agree, the band analogy he uses is a great one. Depression isn’t just sadness, that’s just one part of it.
In September, Wil Wheaton wrote this post about depression. While this may not be the way everyone would describe their depression, it goes a long way to taking away the stigma.
This week I will be focusing on Mental Health. Just as we would say someone has a broken foot, in the same way someone has depression. Some resources and information are available from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
Jennifer Dismukes Vail, the Diversity Committee Chair, SLA Legal Division, has compiled a list of legal and informational resources about depression in honor of Depression Education Awareness Month. Next week is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and I’ll be posting different resources about mental illness all week.