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

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Johnny Mercer MP Episode

2. Mental Health Stigma and Help for Veterans

We invited Plymouth MP, Johnny Mercer, to tell us about his crusade to stamp out the stigma of mental health and to improve services for veterans.

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41 Things Those With Depression Want You to Know

It can be hard to believe just how common depression is because we just don’t talk about it. Well, we do, but as a whole, society doesn’t tend to . There’s still a great deal of stigma and shame attached to  it. In the spirit of last week’s post, this week we asked the lovely folk... Read more »

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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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COPING WITH DEPRESSION

We talk to Hiblio.tv about depression – what it is and ways you can take care of your mental wellbeing.

SUPPORTING SOMEONE WITH DEPRESSION

We talk to  Hiblio.tv about how you can support someone who is suffering with depression.

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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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