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Depression Is Not A Death Sentence

Evening Edition

Aired 8/13/14 on KPBS Midday Edition.

Depression Is Not A Death Sentence

GUESTS:

Piedad Garcia, Ed.D, LCSW, Director of San Diego County Mental Health Services for Adults and Older Adults

David Peters, Family therapist

Transcript

Crisis Hotline

San Diego County Access & Crisis Hotline

(888) 724-7240

With the recent death of comedian Robin Williams, talk about suicide and depression has come out of the shadows. What are the signs of depression and how should you approach someone who may be suffering?

The It's Up to Us campaign is designed to empower San Diegans to talk openly about mental illness, recognize symptoms, utilize local resources and seek help.

One in four adult San Diegans suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder.

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