Multi-Denominational Church

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “We were driving home from an afternoon of hard work, as if getting to make photographs for a living should ever be considered hard. But photography was taught to me as an... Continue Reading →

Crumbling Face of Depression

Photo taken by a contributor Danielle in Asbury Park, NJ. She has experienced long-term depressive episodes, as well as severe anxiety, and possibly Borderline Personality Disorder. She has tried countless treatments, therapists, and therapies, including hospitalization, but none have quite done the trick. Although she does not feel "better," she feels that she may be... Continue Reading →

One Step at a Time

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: "Our surroundings and our environment can be so bright and the colors so full of life. Yet our walk remains uphill and we feel we are on the wrong street. It... Continue Reading →

Travel and Hope; Barcelona

Photo taken by contributor nomaggsrush, a woman currently living near Reading UK, however, she shall soon be “going nomadic” in retirement. She has had unipolar depression since her late teens, possibly due to a gene and a personality disordered mother. Unfortunately due to a couple of events (not due to her mother) she also has had... Continue Reading →

The Golden Hour

Photos taken by contributor Danielle in Upstate New York. She regularly faces anxiety and panic attacks, and has experienced depression on and off to varying degrees. She takes medication to manage her symptoms, but they still affect her daily life. She hopes to get to a point where she will not have to rely on meds... Continue Reading →

Sun Rising

Photo taken by first-time contributor Jamie Li, who currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts. She loves travel, music, design, architecture, food, art, and photography. She picked up an old 450D camera during a trip to Hong Kong in 2008 and hasn’t looked back. She has friends who have been depressed their whole lives. She sees that once in a while... Continue Reading →

Abandoned Mental Hospital Building at Night

Photos taken by Danielle, a photographer in her thirties who suffers from major depressive disorder and falls somewhere on the bipolar spectrum. She recently spent two weeks at a psychiatric facility in Massachusetts where she did an intensive residential program. About these photos: "I took these photographs several months ago during my stay at a mental... Continue Reading →

I’m Still Here, Still Valuable

Photos taken by first-time contributor Cliff, a 35-year-old male from Rhode Island, who has struggled with severe depression and PTSD for most of his life. He was in a good place with the things that caused the PTSD, but the depression was another matter. Last fall, he came dangerously close to taking his own life and... Continue Reading →

Unrestored Masterpiece; The Great Wall

Photo taken by contributor Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with the help of doctors and family, one week after her son’s first birthday she was able to board a plane to South Africa, resuming... Continue Reading →

Crumbling Within

Photo taken by Clare, a woman who has been diagnosed with major depression and bipolar II. Photography is something she studied in school some years ago, and still enjoys very much. About this photo: "I went to a beautiful building recently, but instead of being drawn to the lovely fountains and impeccable rooms, I was... Continue Reading →

Thread of Light; Thailand

  Photo taken by n23art. I have suffered from depression most of my life, although I didn't realise it until my mid 20's. Most of the time it's manageable but there's been a few times in my life when it has hit me very hard. I'm from the UK but I've been living in Asia for the last... Continue Reading →

Half Solid

Photo taken by Meredith. I shoot photographs as a way of focusing on the external world as I work with my anxiety. For many years, the world seemed like a ruthless place to negotiate. Having a camera gives me something to focus with on days when leaving my space seems too overwhelming.  This photo really expresses... Continue Reading →

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