depression in thailand Featured Living 

Living with Depression (in Thailand)

Mental health has become quite a topic over the past few years as we have seen many people suffering from depressive disorder or other mental health issues taking their own lives (last year it was Chester Bennington of Linkin’ Park as most ‘famous’ example). Even though the news talked about it for a while, by now it’s almost all completely forgotten again and nobody seems to care anymore. Here in Thailand old traditional values and thought processes are still being valued and held high and therefore ‘modern’ diseases such as…

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Off Topic: Chester Bennington, suicide, mental health.

It’s been around three weeks since Chester Bennington, lead singer of Linkin’ Park, took his own life and became the latest celebrity to fall victim to depression and succumb to suicidal thoughts. Like many others I was shocked when I read the news that morning. I woke up and my newsfeed was full with RIP Chester posts. I think I felt similar to most people my age who, more or less, grew up with Linkin’ Park. I didn’t write anything back then as I didn’t feel like another article that…

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Thai Media, Society and Anxiety.

During the last semester, I was assigned to create a project. Any kind project that can raise awareness about anything. First thing came to my thought was “Nightmare and Depression” because it is directly related to me. I am not ashamed to say that I’m depressed and also have bipolar disorder. You can all me an attention seeker, a freak, or anything but you can not change me by stepping on me. I’m still depressed. And, for those people who think “you’re depressed? So, Stop being depressed and try to deal with…

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