I say it over and over again. Unless you have felt depression, you just truly cannot know or understand what this disease can do to a person. My husband works at an ER and he sees people come in every single night on the verge of throwing it all away because they cannot overcome the intense sadness that lingers over their life.
JB once said, "I wish everyone could wear a yellow flag over their head to let you know that they have experienced depression too." But because they don't, I think public people coming out and sharing that they understand the emotion is a good place to start.
Click here to read a story from Wayne Brady as he discusses his own battle with debilitating depression.