Chapter 6: Depressive Disorders

Confessions of a Depressed Comic


Depression can effect anyone at any time. It is something that takes millions of lives yet is still taboo to talk about in some circles (but not in this class, of course). Many people who lost their fight to depression are seen as weak or selfish. This video explores how that idea is untrue and, conversely, how many people with depression are fighting a hard battle every single day. Kevin Breel, a popular student-athlete, discusses his depression and the importance of speaking up about depression in general.   Run Time: 11:00