Find inspiration from others who have dealt/are dealing with depression

It’s easily to feel like your depression will never end when you’re in the middle of it. The pain and emptiness that many of us feel when you’re experiencing depression can make it feel like you’re the only one going through this struggle. Witnessing stories of individuals who have been “there” and were able to find a sense of fulfillment and peace in their lives, despite living with depression, can be incredibly powerful. Below are stories of individuals who have struggled with depression and are recovering. They share their stories to make others feel less alone, and show that it is possible to struggle significantly, and still live a life worth living.

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Text on this page can be read to you!

Let’s face it – depression can make reading really difficult. That’s why we’ve tried to make this website as accessible as possible – no long paragraphs, and text-to-speech capabilities. Simply highlight the text you want to read and press the play button.*

*if you are using text-to-speech on a mobile phone, make sure the sound is on