Why doesn’t depression get as much sympathy as other diseases? Ruby Wax on Mental Health stigma

Ruby Wax, famous comedian and author, setup http://blackdogtribe.com to allow people with depression to talk about it. She also wrote a stand-up show whilst recovering from a depression so severe she needed to be hospitalised.

It's so common, it could be anyone. The trouble is, nobody wants to talk about it. And that makes everything worse. - Ruby Wax

It’s so common, it could be anyone. The trouble is, nobody wants to talk about it. And that makes everything worse. – Ruby Wax

Check our her blog post about why she won’t shut up about stigma, and the importance of connecting with others.

Ruby explains – with humor – the abusive voices of depression

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