4. A Depression Statistic

I was at a retreat last night and during one presentation a powerpoint slide that caught my attention suddenly appeared. It said depression

will be the second greatest cause of premature death and disability worldwide by 2020.

I believe this is because many depressed people see their lives as ongoing torment, hopeless to the end. This blog is dedicated to the premise that this doesn’t have to be the case. Depressed people can “triumph over depression,” can live normal lives, can have hope again. Keep reading future posts to find out how.

About Patrick Day

triumphoverdepression.org This blog is my ministry to support those who are depressed, in gratefulness for my having overcome major depression. Read "About Patrick Day" just to the right of "home" on the top of the blog site to find out more particulars about me. I retired from a career in higher education, where I served as Dean of Instruction, and promptly moved into a life of purposelessness and despair for five years, finally coming out on the other side. I am now an author, a business and life coach, a writer of this blog, and a volunteer for various organizations. What I write about in this blog is not hypothetical comments on depression. I have been there, felt the horrible pain, had my life disrupted, and experienced everything that I write about. I pray that I may be a blessing to you.
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3 Responses to 4. A Depression Statistic

  1. Tom Wootton says:

    Hi Pat,
    Great to see that you have started this blog. You have a very important message to share.

    Tom Wootton

  2. Jack Harrold says:

    Pat, this is an excellent ministry for you. You are passionate and articlulate as to it, and speak from expereince.

    As you say there is a great need for this. And God bless you for devoting your efforts in retirement to helping to fill this void.

    Jack Harrold .

  3. Martha Homme says:

    HI Pat, I look forward to following your blog. Blessings, Martha Homme

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