ep 16 Our depression looks differently

In episode 16, AFFIRM is joined by renowned mental health advocate, Dior Vargas. Vargas shares her story of depression, suicide attempts, and how research and the right supports taught her how to cope with depression. Plus, she provides insight on how to be a helpful support and avoid well meaning but stigmatizing comments. Take a listen!

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Episode 16 Affirmation

My journey is allowed to look different and feel different.
— Davia

IN THIS EPISODE

  • Meet mental health advocate, Dior Vargas and hear her story
  • Learn the different ways that depression can manifest
  • Explore ways to be a supportive friend/ally to someone experiencing depression

AFFIRMING QUOTES from EP 16

[Depression] is not the end of your life... You can still find joy.
— Dior Vargas
There’s a reason why you’re on this earth and who knows what the purpose is...and not everything bad lasts.”
— Dior Vargas
 
 
 

next episode october 6th