Young & Depressed: Breaking The Silence

About 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by age 18 and an estimated 19 million American adults are living with major depression, but no one's talking about it. In our series, we explored personal stories, challenges and solutions.

What It’s Like To Navigate College When You’re Depressed

Jan. 7, 2015 / By
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Over 70 percent of college students admit to having a mental health crisis while in college. Over 30 percent of students did not report their crisis to another person at their college.

Feeling Depressed? Animal-Assisted Therapy Could Help

Dec. 28, 2014 / By
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According to the National Center for Health Research, 71 million U.S. households have a pet, and studies have shown that people that have a pet are less likely to be depressed than people who don’t.

Youth Breaking The Silence On Depression

Nov. 21, 2014 / By and
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About 11 percent of adolescents have a depressive disorder by age 18. VoiceWaves interviewed several young people regarding their own experiences with depression.

“You Are Not Alone: Dealing With Depression”

Nov. 14, 2014 / By
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Reminding us how a little help goes a long way.

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Masculinity & Depression: Why Men Won’t Come Forward

Nov. 12, 2014 / By
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Depression remains largely under-diagnosed in the male population. While men are diagnosed at lower rates than women, men commit suicide at rates that are 4 to 18 times higher than women, depending on the age group.