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Article from depressiontoolkit.org

Whether due to stigma, or not feeling comfortable discussing mental health, keeping quiet about depression is common. However, living in silence can have harmful effects for someone suffering, on top of those caused directly by the condition itself.

Deciding when, how, or with whom to discuss depression is tricky. This article from Depression Toolkit takes us through a few steps that can help with reaching this decision confidently and effectively.

‘‘Many find that appropriate sharing with close family and friends is ‘liberating’, and also helps fight stigma’’

The article also includes tips on how to evaluate and approach each situation.

You can read the full article here

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