We usually think of it as a weakness or a curse. It is a brain disorder but what if we started recognizing those with depression as gifted? Would it help sufferers see themselves as worthwhile if we collectively saw it differently?
1. Extraordinary gifts
At the therapeutic boarding school where Charles attended for about a year, the talent there was unlike anything I had seen before, particularly in the areas of art, music, writing and humor.
Most of these kids struggled with various mental health issues including substance use disorder but when you saw all of them together, I couldn’t help but notice the … Read more...