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Joshua R Beharry

Mental health advocate, writer, photographer

Since recovering from depression in 2010, Josh has become a passionate advocate for mental health. Josh is currently the project coordinator for HeadsUpGuys, a website targeting depression in men, based out of the University of British Columbia, Canada.
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It's Time to Get Men Talking About Depression

Eight years ago, I didn't know much about depression. Seven years ago, I wanted nothing more than to escape it's pain, and I tried to take my own life. The worse part is, my story is not unique. I, like many men, found depression too hard to talk about. When I began to realize something more serious was going on with my health, I was too ashamed to admit I needed help. All over the world, boys learn that men don't cry, that men don't ask for help, and that real men don't need help anyway.
04/05/2017 04:25 EDT