Hey Drake, Depression Isn’t Weakness

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By Molly Burford

Drake, the sensitive guy whom we’ve all learned to know and love for his introspective, crafty, and vulnerable lyrics has disappointed the Internet and fans alike in a big way. In his new song released yesterday, “Two Birds One Stone,” the rapper dissed Kid Cudi for his struggles with depression and suicidal urges – battles which led Kid Cudi to check himself into rehab, as he announced on Facebook on October 4th. Continue reading

What I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Struggled With Depression

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By Maggie Winkler

The National Alliance on Mental Illness says that one conversation can save a life. It’s true. But starting that conversation or knowing how to continue it can be terrifying. We don’t have the vocabulary built into our culture, so it’s easy to feel that we are not equipped to help someone in distress. Even though we don’t like to talk about suicide, we need to for the sake of those we love who may be suffering. Continue reading