Our Stories

Depression is not always visible, and it can affect our lives in different ways.

By sharing your unique experiences, we can show that our stories matter and let others know that they're not alone. Together, we can help erase the stigma, so no one suffers in silence.

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Faces of Depression Looks Like Me

Check out what a few members of our community have to say about their experience with depression.

I Can Never Be the Person I Was Before Having Treatment-Resistant Depression. And I Don't Want to Be.

Before the meds, the hospitalizations, and the therapists, I was a 25-year-old grad student who imagined what “the one thing” would be that would help me in my struggle with depression. Now, 6 years later, I'm not the same narrow-minded person that I was before my medical disappointments.


Don't see yourself represented but are interested in sharing your Depression Looks Like Me story? We're always looking for diverse perspectives.

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Learn more about patient experiences with hard-to-treat forms of depression and a treatment option that worked for them.

All content creators and mental health advocates were compensated by Janssen for their time to develop this content.

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