Behind the CurtainEditorial

My Journey with Depression

Episode 001 - James Geiser

If you are having suicidal thoughts, please know that you are loved, and people care about you. Stop what you are doing and call 1-800-273-8255 to speak to someone that can help. Your life has meaning, and your story does not end here.

Antihero multimedia journalist, James Geiser, gives a deep and very personal interview about his struggles with depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. During this interview, James touches on how his depression feels, his life fighting his mental illnesses, his journey to recovery, and mental illness in the music industry.

This interview is intended to educate and to help those struggling with these same things that they are not alone, there are people like you that are going through the exact same things. Let’s be the generation the sparks the discussion on mental health issues and be the catalyst for change in our world. It is okay to not be okay.

If you would like to seek help or find more information, please follow the  links below:

 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

 

To Write Love On Her Arms

https://twloha.com/

 

Hope For Depression

https://www.hopefordepression.org/

 

The JED Foundation

https://www.jedfoundation.org/depression/

 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

https://adaa.org/

 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

https://afsp.org/

 

Video and interview by Byron Williams

Edited by James Geiser and Thomas Woroniak

 

 

 

 

 

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James Geiser

James Geiser is a former award winning Television News Photojournalist and internationally published photographer, after spending five years in the local television news media being bound by the creative restraints of content based production, he decided to leave his job in television to find his love for photography and video production again. He is a former student at Winston-Salem State University, where he majored in Mass Communications and Digital broadcast operations. He is not only just a journalist but he is also an experienced videographer, delivering a multimedia journalistic addition to Antihero Magazine