1 Nov '14

News Secret Teacher: without antidepressants, I stop being the person I should be

After my experience with severe depression, I see colleagues struggling and worry that by labelling them as stressed were overlooking or even denying deeper problems More from The Secret Teacher Monday morning and I am sitting in my doctors waiting room desperately hoping that I will not be recognised this is not the time I want to hear a cheery hello sir! from an excited child. I stare at the surgery PowerPoint display and remind myself not to think about anything because thats the only way I can get through this.After an agonising wait, my name is called out. I breathe a sigh of relief as my anonymity remains intact. In the consulting room, the nurse asks the simple question, How are you? Continue reading...

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