Articles tagged: depression


Carrying On

How I came to identify as disabled after a decade with mental illness

This process of self-shaming and hiding ate at me—until I began to identify as disabled.

Opinion

In Jest, or Depressed?

“How are you?” is a very difficult question to answer. My latest preferred method has been to mime tying a knot in my hands, slipping the imaginary loop over my... Read more

Opinion

Carrying On: Navigating the Maze of Georgetown’s Mental Healthcare System

I don’t know how to describe what depression and anxiety feel like. Comedian Sarah Silverman once described it as, “I’m desperately homesick, but I’m home.” Star Trek actor Wil Wheaton... Read more