Podcast: Opening Up About My Wrestle With Recurring Despair

A healthcare executive tells her story of Living with major depression and asking for better treatments. Read by author Nora Super, Senior Director of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging and Executive Director of the Milken Institute Alliance to Improve Dementia Care.

“I decided to share my story because I think so many of us who live with depression live in the shadows,” says Super. “We are afraid to tell our stories because depression is enormously stigmatized and we fear that something could happen to our careers or our private lives if others around us know it.”

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