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Low Mood & Depression

Everyone feels sad or low from time to time, but a long lasting low mood could be a sign of depression. These feelings can become a problem if they don't go away, get worse or get in the way of daily life.

Christina's Story

Growing up, Christina often felt caught between two worlds. Now she’s drawing on lessons from her past to help others.

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Nicole’s Story

In high school, Nicole seemed to have it all: she was a top student and the captain of the school’s cheerleading squad. But below the surface, things weren’t quite as they seemed.

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Tesa's Story

After living through an eating disorder, Tesa felt like she was given a second chance in life. Now, she’s intent on making it count.

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Erin's Story

Erin knows that getting help for her mental health sooner could have stopped things from spiraling out of control. That’s why she’s on a mission to tell young people to get help as early as possible.

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Alexis's Story

How a horse and a new found perspective on life helped this amazing teen overcome her mental health challenges.

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Connor's Story

Why a chemistry student with social anxiety decided to pick up a camera and face one of his worst fears.

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Kyle's Story

How Hurricane Katrina helped this amazing young man conquer his social anxiety

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Joanna's Story

Joanna struggled with her mental health, but poetry – and a newfound sense of self-love – helped her get through it.

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Alexandra's Story

Alexandra spent her teenage years battling depression and anxiety. Now she’s using her struggles to understand the science behind mental illness.

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Lindsey's Story

After silently struggling with her mental health, Lindsey discovered purpose – and confidence – where she least expected: her local yoga studio.

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Gurvaan's Story

Anxiety and depression isolated Gurvaan from her friends and family. Now, she shares her story to help normalize mental health and end the stigma that still surrounds it.

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Yvana's Story

Knowing firsthand how hard it can be to navigate the health system, Yvana jumped at the chance to be involved with Foundry North Shore to help create a different experience for young people.

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