Let’s Talk about Depression and Anxiety- Part II
On November 28th a community conversation about the impact of depression and anxiety on men, seniors and those managing chronic disease was held at the University of Maryland Medical System and the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
The important topic of suicide prevention was discussed in detail. it was an opportunity to hear from and talk to health care professionals and community leaders, including Washington D.C. attorney and author Joshua Rogers and Bowie City Councilman Michael Esteve, about depression and anxiety and the road to recovery.
Retired Baltimore Ravens running back and Super Bowl XXXV champion Jamal Lewis was on hand to share lessons learned on his journey from stardom to managing depression and thoughts of suicide, how he is redefining himself after the “cheerleaders” in his life disappeared.