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If Kristen Bell Can Talk Openly About Depression, So Can You
The Kristen Bell Interview We All Need to Hear
Kristen Bell rose to fame by making us fall in love with Anna from Frozen. Before that, Kristen Bell was successful in House of Lies and Veronica Mars. Unlike the typical tabloid “star” Kristen Bell is passing along an important message to her fans: talk about mental health; don’t be ashamed about depression or anxiety; get the help you need.
In a candid piece published by Kristen Bell the actress gives us an in-depth look at the struggles she faced in college:
“There was something intangible dragging me down. Luckily. . . I knew help was out there– and to seek it without shame.”
“When you try to keep things hidden, they fester and ultimately end up revealing themselves in a far more destructive way than if you approach them with honesty.”
(Think addiction and substance abuse)
“[Depression] gave me a complete and utter sense of isolation and loneliness. Its debilitation was all-consuming, and it shut down my mental circuit board. I felt worthless, like I had nothing to offer, like I was a failure.”
“There is such an extreme stigma about mental health issues, and I can’t make heads or tails of why it exists. Anxiety and depression are impervious to accolades or achievements. Anyone can be affected,”
Know what that means? Speak up!
We can help.
Have Your Voice Heard in Our New Addiction and Recovery Magazine
Harbor Village is launching its very own addiction and recovery magazine. We can to hear your voice. The magazine is an online publication, and will give voice to as many who wish to be heard. We’re looking for anything related to addiction and recovery. Whether you’re someone who is in recovery, who has not yet pursued drug rehab, has been sober for many years– or a loved one of someone struggling with a substance use disorder, we want to hear you.
Give us your best, and help us reach those who feel helpless, ashamed, abandoned, and completely lost in the dredges of addiction. Chronic depression and severe anxiety give rise to substance use disorders everyday. Expression, acceptance, and confrontation of those feelings is absolutely necessary to break the cycle of substance abuse and eventual rehabilitation.
You can start right now.
See your name in print, glean our massive online exposure, and have your voice heard by the people who need to hear it most. We’re looking for personal stories and essays, articles, self -help material, studies, artwork, and anything related to recovery- or chronic addiction.
Have an opinion piece about addiction? We publish that too.
Call for Submissions for Addiction Magazine: How to Submit
- Like Us on Facebook & Follow on Twitter
- Get an Idea of the Content We Publish on Our Blog
- Think Outside the Box
- Email Your Best Stuff to JPulverAdell@HarborVillageFlorida.com
- Include Your Name, a Title, & Contact Info
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About the Author
JessiRae Pulver-Adell is an addiction & recovery blogger for Harbor Village. She writes to elucidate the disease of addiction and is an activist for the homeless and animals. She enjoys furry creatures, Jrock, and towering bookshelves! Have a story or a pitch to share? Email her directly at Jupveradell@harborvillageflorida.com.