Endstigma leeds Please click link above for more info. A film crew came to my flat about 2 months ago and filmed me talking about depression and dementia. It’s the first time I’ve seen the edited film this morning and I put onto blog. I’m afraid it brought a tear
Although this article is about me being diagnosed with dementia, there is a crossover with me being also at an earlier stage been diagnosed with depression. I will explain later. I was first diagnosed with depression in the year 2000, millennium year. I still have it today 15 years on.
I think it must have been in honour of World Mental Health Day last Friday that my depression flared up again this week. It was the French philosopher Jean-Paul Satre that said “Hell is other people” and I frequently agree. Of course avoiding people isn’t a great strategy for
I was first diagnosed with depression in the year 2000, millennium year. I still have it today 14 years on. Major depression in the UK at any one time is about 5%. Many as one person in three may experience an episode of depression in their lifetime. The
Ed Miliband’s been in the news this week calling for a change in attitude to mental health. Good, this is a subject that needs to be talked about more. It is ridiculous that mental health is such a taboo when one in four of us will suffer from mental health