“According to the World Health Organization, 350 million people suffer from depression, yet at any given time, we can feel alone.” That’s the opening line for the Giving Voice to Depression podcast. And it’s true.
At times, those of us who live with mental illness, feel like we are suffering all alone.
It was true for me, as I sat in a hotel room, 2 hours from home, preparing to die. Stigma has taught people with depression to be quiet, and we’ve learned to do that fairly well. But the Giving Voice to Depression podcast is empowering people to share their stories and come out of hiding. It’s creating a safe place to find rest for our souls and community with other people who get it.
This is a brand-new podcast, and being interviewed by Terry was a real pleasure. You’re going to love this brief, expertly produced, 13-minute interview. If you know someone who feels all alone with their mental health struggles, share this encouraging podcast with them.Recovery from a #suicide attempt is possible. Here's a powerful interview.Click To Tweet
As a “thank you” for checking out this post and interview, download a free copy of my memoir, From Pastor to a Psych Ward. Just click here!
Latest posts by Steve Austin (see all)
- Self-Care for Church Workers. Step One: Breathe. - April 27, 2017
- #AskSteveAustin Podcast: Dealing with Tension in Relationships - April 26, 2017
- The Day Jesus Looked Just Like My Grandpa - April 25, 2017