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Danny Price
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Reflections on Robin Williams' Suicide, One Year Later
I still vividly remember walking out of a water park with my two sons one year ago today, checking my phone, and learning that Robin Williams had taken his life.  I couldn't comprehend it, I wanted to believe it wasn't true.  It couldn't be true.  But it wa...

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Speaking publicly about mental illness
Tonight was my first speaking event for Stop Stigma Sacramento, I spoke in front of about 40 people.  Most of them were board members of the Sacramento Children's Home, and also many of their spouses.  Below is my speech. Hello.  My name is Danny Price.  I ...

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I also have Social Anxiety
I have written a lot about my experience with depression, but I also suffer from various forms of anxiety including social anxiety.  Yesterday I attended a four hour training that will lead to my becoming a public speaker for Stop Stigma Sacramento.  I'd lo...

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Bringing Mental Illness into the Light
Good morning.  I want to thank Pastor Don for giving me the opportunity
to speak to you today.  About 2 months ago he approached me and asked me
if I'd like to speak at church about my experiences living with depression and
anxiety and the work I have been ...

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Happy Valentine's Day???
I don't really like Valentine's Day.  Pretty much any holiday that is designed to point out connection, family, and love can trigger negative thoughts and feelings for me.  I don't like the idea of making up a day where you are "supposed" to behave and feel...

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Hope in a Broken World
I wanted to write something to mark and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day.  I was born a little over a year after he was assassinated, but he still had a major impact on my life.  When I was in my late teens and early 20's I was dealing with depression a...

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Coming back out of my Shell
I haven't posted anything for a while, probably about a month.  I feel like I've lost my voice and confidence in writing.  I could say it's been about being busy, and while I have been, I've also been avoiding my blog.  As a matter of fact, I've been questi...

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Self Care Progress, Kind Of
I happen to be in a profession that really takes a toll on my body. 
Being an elementary school teacher I am on stage for nearly 6 hours a
day and it is extremely exhausting work.  I love it and I'm good at it,
but it really wears me down.  I often get s...

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I am a Stigma Fighter
About five months ago I began writing this blog and quickly became connected with people around the world who also blog about issues related to mental illness.  Within a day of posting my first entry I was connected to someone through a mutual friend who wa...

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About five months ago I began writing this blog and quickly became connected with people around the world who also blog about issues related to mental illness.  Within a day of posting my first entry I was connected to someone through a mutual friend who wa...
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