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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

There must be something wrong with me...

...that's what I told myself most days. I mean, I'm happily married, have a nice home, and doing very well as a self employed chef. So why am I waking up each morning feeling like I'm so far down a black hole that I will never climb out? People shouldn't burst into tears for no reason should they? People really aren't judging your every word and action all the time are they?

Oct. 30, 2014 | Blogs | Lee Goodgame