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Source: Facebook

This Mom's Post About What Depression Looks Like Is Spot On

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We still have a long way to go to de-stigmatize mental health issues, even though an estimated 350,000,000 globally experience depression at some point in their lives, according to statistics from the World Health Organization. In fact, over 50 percent of people with depression don't seek treatment. One reason is that it's the nature of the disease to make you retreat from life. But another reason is that people don't discuss it as openly as they should.

A woman named Brittany Ernsperger shared her personal struggle with both anxiety and depression on Facebook, sparking a conversation about what these conditions can look like in the day to day. Ernsperger shared a picture of all her clean dishes on the kitchen rack, along with a message.

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Source: Facebook/Brittany Ernsperger