We had 22 people at Wednesday’s meeting! Some of the things we talked about included:
- The benefits and difficulties from support people (and pets).
- Discussed some individual problems with depression.
- The cycles of depression.
- Stressors of having company.
Towards the end, we checked in with each person given the seriousness of some of the conversation. We had a few good laughs too.
21 people came to tonight’s meeting.
Some of the things we talked about were:
Mayor Terry Bellamy named May as Mental Health Month in Asheville. Some of our members were there to receive this proclamation on behalf of Magnetic Minds.
How to deal with family devaluing you or being hypervigilant when including us in activities and in terms of monitoring our moods.
How to meet other professionals who have depression and bipolar disorder.
The stigma associated with mental illness.