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Behind the Smile

Our appeal board member Stan Frith has written his second book of poetry with all proceeds to go to Depression Alliance. Order yours today via his just giving page.

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Behind the Smile

“His poetry is lyrical, tender and profoundly moving...It is how those of us with depression live; adrift in the dark depths but forever struggling to the sunlit shallows.” Sally Brampton, author of Shoot the Damn Dog.

Sept. 11, 2014 | News

My attitude was 'get over it'

Having witnessed friends, boyfriends and family members go through depression I never thought it would happen to me. My attitude was ‘get over it, think of third world children and then tell me how unhappy you are’, a rather callous approach. I couldn’t understand why they were depressed. They had their health, family, friends, it didn’t make sense.

Sept. 11, 2014 | Blogs | Denise