Seeking Support and Managing Depression with Josh Beharry

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A decade ago, Josh Beharry tried taking his own life. Now he devotes his life to helping other men identify symptoms of depression or suicide and overcome the stigma of discussing them.
In this episode, Josh tells us about:
  • His journey of recovery from his suicide attempt, and why recovery isn’t always linear
  • The prevalence of depression and suicide amongst men
  • Tools he uses to manage his depression now
  • How speaking up about mental health issues can save your life
Since recovering from experiences with depression in 2010, Josh has become a passionate advocate for mental health. Josh coordinates the communications and website for HeadsUpGuys, a resource for supporting men in their fight against depression by providing tips, tools, information about professional services, and stories of success.
Resources:
HeadsUpGuys
Josh's story
The Canada Suicide Prevention Service
Tethr

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