Escaping The “Black Hole” Of Depression
After Nicholas Cage unexpectedly bursts forth with an out-of-the-blue emotion in the movie “Moonstruck,” Cher immediately slaps him and says, “Snap out of it!” Unfortunately, the character can’t just “snap out of it”… he’s hopelessly and deeply in love. And while love can be an all-consuming emotion, it’s NOT the only one! Millions of adults in America live with the devastating effects of depression – most recently highlighted by the tragic suicide of Robin Williams. Described by sufferers as a black hole that feels impossible to escape, it leaves those around them wondering what, if anything, they can do to help. Whether clinical or brought on by life circumstances, depression is no laughing matter and requires more than a simple “snap out of it” to actually overcome. So, if a “wake up” call from friends and loved ones isn’t the answer, what is?
Tune in to The Dani Johnson Show as Dani removes the social stigma surrounding depression and discusses both the causes and possible solutions to this “invisible” yet crippling affliction!