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‘You are not alone’: Justin Welby reveals he sought help for depression18 Oct 7:27am

‘You are not alone’: Justin Welby reveals he sought help for depression

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Archbishop of Canterbury says daughter’s honesty about illness helped remove stigma The archbishop of Canterbury has revealed he is taking medication for depression and has urged others who are “walking in darkness” to reach out for help. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day slot before a mental health conference at Lambeth Palace in London on Friday, Justin Welby said: “Last year I realised I was depressed. I have a daughter who has been very open about her experiences of depression, and she helped me see that it wasn’t something to be ashamed of. It’s just life – and I got help.”
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