Archive | August, 2014

Depression is Not A Sign of Weakness

Last week, NGF President, Jean Goulbourn appeared on three news channels to talk about depression, its symptoms, and its inherent dangers. In these interviews, she talked about the prevalence of depression, especially among the youth, and how the young are being influenced by irresponsible reporting of celebrity suicides. With the recent death of Robin Williams, […]

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Learning from Robin Williams

His death has affected millions. Not only was he a beloved actor, but the manner of his death inspired others to take a closer look at depression, and how this mental illness could potentially lead to suicide. We wish to remind everybody that this is a┬ádisease– one that could affect anybody, regardless of age, gender, […]

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Sharing a Depression Story

We would like to share this beautiful article, written by Alya Honasan, and published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. It is always wonderful to read about people who have battled this illness, survived, and are now thriving. We wish to encourage those undergoing emotional distress to keep holding on and to seek professional help. Contact […]

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Remembering Robin Williams Responsibly

We’re sure you’ve heard by now, that famous actor and comedian, Robin Williams, passed away recently from an apparent suicide. Robin Williams was known to have suffered depression many times in his life, and his death can be seen as a reflection of his struggle with this mental illness. There are many sites and blogs […]

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