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On Depression

Having been through depression twice, I realised that what I sought was just someone to talk to. My friends in India were always there to help out and solve the problem for me, but sometimes I didn't need solving, I only needed a patient, non-judgmental ear.

July 7, 2017 • Subhashish Bhadra • 25 • Bengaluru

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My Bipolar Disorder And I Aren’t Friends, But We’re Getting Along Better Now

Apart from the medicines which play an important role in managing the illness – another critical part is to know the triggers to of Mania and Depression with Bipolar illness.

July 2, 2017 • Bijoy Jose • 31 • Bengaluru

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Walking out of shadows

April 28, 2017 • Vertika Dixit

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How to help a loved one with depression

What I hated most was when friends would say, ‘I just don’t know how to help you’. I wasn’t asking for anything. I just needed them to listen. Hear me and understand my feelings as my feelings only, and not take offense at how I felt.

April 4, 2017 • Anonymous • New Delhi