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Remembering Patty Duke (1946-2016)

Anna Patty Duke Pearce connected with 1,200 new friends on Mental Illness Awareness Day in 2006 — that’s what we at Clubhouse of Suffolk called our annual event back then. Now, thanks to Anna and many of her courageous peers,

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Posted in Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mental Illness Awareness Day, Stigma

When sport imitates life

Kudos to NFL defensive lineman Derek Wolfe for his self-disclosure about painful depression that threatened his career and his life. But, there is more to this story. Wolfe’s depression followed a rather severe physical injury that he feared could have been

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Posted in Depression, Sports
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