The SPEAK and Be Heard… Living With Depression campaign, made possible by AstraZeneca in partnership with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA), is designed to inspire hope and show the importance of seeking help for the unresolved symptoms of depression and developing an appropriate treatment plan with a health care provider in an effort to successfully manage the depressive symptoms of bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder.
Select entries will be used to educate people on bipolar disorder or depression through educational, promotional, and commercial programs that are related to the SPEAK and Be Heard… Living with Depression campaign.
If you are successfully managing the depressive symptoms of bipolar disorder or depression, they invite you to share the story of your journey as part of the SPEAK and Be Heard… Living With Depression campaign. Share the struggles you have experienced, the challenges you’ve overcome, and the steps you’ve taken to successfully manage your depressive symptoms so you could participate in life again. SPEAK out. Share your journey. In doing so, you’ll share more than your success. You’ll share hope. So SPEAK. Others will hear.
Submissions will be accepted in five forms: essay, video, art, poetry, and song. Here are the full submission guidelines for more information.