Tolerating Depression

If you suffer from depression, you’ve likely lived with it your whole life. There is myriad of medication and therapy that assist you from falling into a dark episode. But, understanding the illness, the triggers and having steps to head off an episode can make a world of difference.… Read More Tolerating Depression

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Missy Franklin Speaks about Depression: Female Athletes and Mental Health

In an opening remarks to 75 young women at the LEAD Sports Summit in Austin, Texas, five-time Olympic gold medalist, Missy Franklin, spoke about her struggles with depression. The event was designed to empower female athletes in academics, sport and life, and her openness about depression makes her awesome-er than she already is. Franklin explains that two months before the… Read More Missy Franklin Speaks about Depression: Female Athletes and Mental Health