Share Your Perspective on Depressive Disorders by Writing a Blog for “Mental Health Buzz”!

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In an effort to keep up with the latest happenings in mental health, we frequently blog about the latest research, studies, programs, and social commentaries.

Our blog, "Mental Health Buzz," is also place where people can write thought pieces and/or personal stories that they want a larger audience to read. We'd like to invite you to submit a blog entry!

Where can I read some past entries?

Go to to read all of our blog posts.

What are the requirements for a submission?

Your entry must be:

  • 200-450 words
  • Completely original and not previously published
  • Written with citations and/or links when referencing other articles or studies
  • Void of any derogatory, foul, or triggering language (please refrain from describing self-harming or suicidal behavior in a way that is graphic or sensationalized)

How do I submit my entry?

Email your work to with the subject line “Blog Entry.”  Or you can mail it to: 395 Totten Pond Road Suite 404 Waltham MA 02451.  We welcome you to also submit a picture of yourself that will appear next to the entry.

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(Families for Depression Awareness reserves the right to edit entries for clarity.  Bloggers will not receive any financial compensation for their work.)

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