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Defeating Depression: Actor Lee Thompson Young Suicide

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Ever had that feeling like you just want to curl up in a ball and shut the world out forever? Chances are you're suffering from depression and don't know it. Depression is more than the "blues," it's a pervasive condition that warrants attention.

The recent suicide of actor Lee Thompson Young--star of popular shows such as the Disney Channel's The Famous Jett Jackson, Rizzoli and Isles and Scrubs--left people dumbfounded. Why would a young man who seemed to have it all take his own life? His death was just another reminder of the skyrocketing suicide rates, especially among men.

Joining the conversation will be Craig Meriwether. Craig fought a nearly life-long battle with depression and won. He created the best-selling programs Depression 180 and Mind Mastery Blueprint, and appeared as a featured author in the New York Times bestselling book Pearls of Wisdom: 30 Inspirational Ideas to Live your Best Life Now! along with Jack Canfield, Marci Shimoff and Janet Bray Attwood. Craig now travels the country speaking to thousands of people every year and leading workshops in creating lasting life transformation. Craig teaches others how to eliminate depression and create deep happiness and success! (http://craiginreallife.com/)

Also, weighing in on the topic is actor, Shun Lauren. He is currently starring in the film, A Better Life. Shun has seen the world through a similar lens to Lee Thompson Young and was personally touched by his death (www.imdb.me/shunlauren).

Join Dr. D Ivan Young and his guests as they identify causes, warning signs and steps to defeat depression. Don't miss this program, it may save your life, or the life of somebody you love.

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