Bridging Resources, Information, Development and Guidance to Eliminate Stigma

Statistics

300 
million

As of 2017, 300 million people around the world have depression, according to the World Health Organization

$210.5 billion

The total economic burden of depression is estimated to be $210.5 billion per year

66%

Two thirds of people with
depression do not actively
seek nor receIve treatment

Celebrity Shout Outs

Demi Lovato

Taraji P. Henson

Dwayne Johnson

Resources

Mental health: Overcoming the stigma of mental illness

Mental health: Overcoming the stigma of mental illness

This resource is another article about the stigma around depression. The difference is that this one is solely about the stigma and ways to deal with it. It gives the negative effects that the stigma has in terms of people getting the help they need and how to fight...

You should see someone

You should see someone

This resource includes an article talking about the importance of going to therapy and also talks about the negative stigma surrounding therapy. It's talking about a new series that was created to focus on therapy and the positives of going to see someone.

7 People On The Best Advice They Learned In Therapy

7 People On The Best Advice They Learned In Therapy

This article is pretty self-explanatory given the title but it goes into detail with people on some positive tools they took from going to therapy. Each story starts off with what the big picture message was that they received, then gives a paragraph detailing how the...

20 Male 
Celebrities 
Speaking Out About 
Depression

20 Male 
Celebrities 
Speaking Out About 
Depression

In this article. male celebrities highlight their different battles with depression and other mental illnesses. I think this one is important in helping people see that they aren't the only ones who go through mental illness and helps these celebrities become more...

What is depression and what can I do about it?

What is depression and what can I do about it?

I chose this resource because it is a huge article on depression and what it is. I think it can be very helpful to people who are struggling to come to terms with the fact that something may be going on with them mentally, and once they come to terms with it, learning...