Ever since young adulthood I have suffered from episodic depression and it's detrimental impact. Stability always the goal, picking yourself up over and over again becomes tedious.
I call it the invisible disability because not only is it difficult to know who is afflicted, but there is also the stigma and repercussions of declaring oneself as mentally unbalanced to the general public, let alone one's family.
I don't have any meaningful answers, but I hope these pieces start a dialogue. One that empowers those who suffer to self-identify so they can get the support they need. And, for those who care about them, to offer that support without persecution or judgement." (Promo Copy)