Fight the stigma

Fight the stigma

Thirty-four percent of college-aged students have felt depressed at least once in the past few months, according to a survey conducted by the Associated Press. UTD fits into that national narrative regarding depression. In a survey conducted by The Mercury, out of 303 respondents, about 74 percent reported experiencing depression,...

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Depression facts

* Anyone can be struck by depression or suicidal thoughts, regardless of race, gender, age, socioeconomic status, etc. ** Calling suicide a ‘selfish’ act insults the deceased and perpetuates the false belief that clinical depression is a minor or trivial concern, which can prevent those who actually suffer from it...

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