Beating Depression

Beating Depression is today’s chat topic on Coffee Break With KA & Dana: Meaningful Conversations From A Lesbian Perspective

The National Alliance on Mental Illness has reported that “LGBTQ individuals are almost three times more likely than others to experience a mental health condition such as major depression or generalized anxiety disorder.” In this episode, KA and Dana discuss the topic of depression in our community with an emphasis on strategies to beat it.

Listen to this episode here

Topics covered include:

  • reasons why more LGBTQ individuals might be depressed,
  • things that someone who is depressed can do to feel better,
  • and things friends/family can do to help them.

About the hosts

KA is an author of lesbian fiction with degrees in counseling, psychology, and social work. She writes stories about lesbians, burdened by past trauma, who find healing in the love of a soul mate.

Dana is an avid reader, a recovering alcoholic, a fisher-woman, and a graduate of the school of hard knocks.

As co-hosts, they’re quite the duo. Connect with them online 

Music in this episode (Lucky Way) is licensed for use in various multimedia applications by Melody Loops.