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To doubt is human it is where you go from there that matters
There was a problem though, I built up a tolerance to the med. It got
less effective the longer I took it. It was a small dose, so we just
increased it. Over and over.
Every morning he would welcome me into his office with those same hopeful eyes.
South African born artist, Yvette Beneke talks of her experiences with depression and life after her suicide attempt.