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After joining the Church, her depression weighed more heavily. Jenny describes the challenge she faced in learning to trust God, find the strength to keep going and accept a different perspective on life.15:58
Jesslyn was sure that her depression was a result of sin so she tried to serve others and study her scriptures more to make up for it. See how she found hope to hold on through her emotional pain.10:33
Lisa worried that a diagnosis of bipolar disorder would cause people to see or treat her differently. When she determined to find herself again, she found a source of comfort and learned that she didn’t have to be a victim of her illness.10:25
Marie was abused as a teenager and often felt alone. She tried to forget her past but she blamed herself for what happened and it was hard to feel happy. Learn how "giving back" has made a difference.10:42
Sheina felt trapped by her depression. She convinced herself that suicide was the only way to end her pain. Listen to Sheina’s story of recovery and faith through ongoing challenges. Learn more about preventing suicide at suicide.lds.org.7:27
Sheryl struggled with depression and bipolar disorder throughout her life and often wondered what her purpose in this life was. She had a moment of clarity in which she was able to find strength through the thought of her children’s futures.13:22