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Best known for playing Kimmy Gibbler, actress Andrea Barber struggled with depression and anxiety for years before finding a path to good mental health.
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When I returned to my home country, I looked for safe spaces... but soon, came to discover the only place I could feel truly safe was within myself.
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Whether Jameela Jamil or a person sitting in a handicapped seat on a bus, we all have a duty to believe the experiences of others.
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Perhaps even more than in other professions, artists need compassion, community, and self-care to navigate the complexities of chronic illness.
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Getting a dog didn't immediately cure me of depression brought on by my host of chronic illnesses. But Rusty still spurred me to set up much healthier habits for myself.
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It took my daughter's own battle with depression to recognize that for years, I'd been ashamed of my own mental health.
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Netflix's latest smash has smart things to say about mental health.
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Being a high school teacher is challenging enough before you add anxiety, depression, and ADD into the mix.
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Illness is the great leveler. Just ask Missy Elliott, Lady Gaga, Nick Jonas, Selena Gomez, Avril Lavigne, and TRACE, all of whom have written songs about the experience of being chronically ill.
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From Stranger Things to Keeping Up With The Kardashians, here's five shows that refuse to look at chronic illness and disability through an able-bodied lens.