WE ARE BLURT, AND WE’RE DEDICATED TO HELPING THOSE AFFECTED BY DEPRESSION.

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Guy Winch Episode

6. Practising Emotional First Aid

We invited TED Talk'er and licensed psychologist, Dr Guy Winch, to talk to us about emotional first aid - what it is and how we can practice it.

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Coping with Chronic Pain and Depression

There is a well-established connection between depression and chronic pain. Depression itself can have physical and often painful symptoms. It can also change our brain’s sensitivity to painful stimuli and make it harder for us to cope with pain. On the other side of the scale, the daily battles and exhaustion of living with chronic...

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Buddybox

Our new BuddyBox subscription service makes a thoughtful gift for anyone affected by depression. And if you’re living with depression, buying a subscription for yourself is a great way to enjoy a little self-care.
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We talk to Hiblio.tv about depression – what it is and ways you can take care of your mental wellbeing.

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Resources

Being diagnosed can be overwhelming – there’s a lot to learn and plenty of prejudice to battle. Telling people is tough, and not everyone will understand.

We’ve compiled a library of resources to help you understand depression and what it means for you.

Peer Support

It is difficult, but talking about depression is really important. We think people who’ve experienced it know best, so we’re passionate about peer support – connecting those who have been through depression with those who are currently struggling, to provide reassurance and comfort during a very scary time. It’s that knowing nod thing again.

Support Directory

There are some really great organisations out there that can help you, and your family, navigate depression.

There are so many in fact, that we’ve put together a directory of organisations that you might find helpful.

Our Story

Think of us as the knowing nod. You’ve seen it – a slight bob of the head, often accompanied by a smile. A little movement that says, “I understand”, “I’m listening” and “I’m here for you”. That’s us.

We really understand how devastating depression can be. Jobs come to an end, relationships break down and lives can be lost, all through the effect of depression. That’s why the work we do here at Blurt is so important – it not only changes lives, but saves them.

Your donations mean we can continue our important work which not only changes lives, it saves them too – THANK YOU!

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