I am not a mental health professional nor am I am a doctor. I am someone who has struggled with Major Depressive Disorder for the majority of my life. I was fortunate enough to get help and I wish to share this good fortune with fellow sufferers and those who care to learn.
This blog is not designed to and does not provide medical advice or professional diagnosis or treatment services. This blog provides general information for educational purposes. I share my experience, the results of my research and the path of my recovery so that others may learn that there is a way out of The Black.
I stress that the information provided is not a substitute for medical or professional care. You should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider. Do not disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you read on this blog; similarly, do not rely on the information I share in place of seeking professional medical advice.
If you have any questions about anything on this blog, I urge you to talk to your doctor or mental health professional.
Should you require the help of a mental health professional, contact your family doctor immediately or go to your nearest hospital or walk-in clinic. IF YOU HAVE SUICIDAL THOUGHTS, PLEASE CALL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY AND SEEK THE HELP YOU ARE SO DESERVING OF. You are more worthy than you appreciate and you deserve the opportunity to be heard and heal.