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Maxine Bainbridge

Location: United Kingdom

I support Depression Army as my life has been affected by mental health issues in many ways over the years. I have lived with depression and anxiety all my life and have recently also been diagnosed with the chronic pain/neurological condition Fibromyalgia which has added to the frequency with which I suffer depressive episodes. Both conditions are misunderstood and I want to add my voice to those trying to reduce the stigma attached to mental health problems. I also want to give my support to creative therapies as one way of helping to deal with symptoms as I have found these of immense help myself.