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ACA in the News: Robin Williams and Signs of Depression

by Ashwini Yelamanchili | Aug 14, 2014
In response to the tragic death of Robin Williams, Cirecie West-Olatunji, past president of the American Counseling Association, spoke to The Stir about how to identify signs of depression in a spouse.

"We need to change our perspective on mental health issues, and take depression as seriously as we would, say, a cancer diagnosis. This is a brain disorder that needs treatment. Definitely don't tell [your loved one] to just get over it,” West-Olatunji said.

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