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I am a doctor...

I am a doctor...

Closing talk from DjangoCon US 2015, discussing my experiences living with depression.

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Russell Keith-Magee

September 09, 2015
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  1. I am a doctor... Dr Russell Keith-Magee DjangoCon US 2015

  2. Content warning Content warning Depression Suicide and suicidal thoughts Drug

    use Miscarriage
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  7. I am a doctor....

  8. ...but I'm not that kind of doctor.

  9. This is not medical advice

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  11. An angry man

  12. Rollercoaster

  13. Rock bottom

  14. Rock bottom

  15. Diagnosis

  16. I'm OK.

  17. R U OK?

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  19. You're not alone.

  20. You're not alone.

  21. Shame

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  23. http://www.aaronsw.com/weblog/verysick

  24. http://www.aaronsw.com/weblog/verysick

  25. http://www.aaronsw.com/weblog/verysick

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  29. Birthdays

  30. Seek help

  31. What does help look like?

  32. K10 test for Psychological Distress

  33. Get thee to a doctor

  34. Depression isn't the only mental illness

  35. Depression isn't the only mental illness

  36. Treatment

  37. Drugs

  38. St John's Wort

  39. Melatonin

  40. Self medication

  41. Self medication

  42. SSRIs Setraline (Zoloft) Fluoxetine (Prozac) Benzodiazepines Alprazolam (Xanax)

  43. SSRIs Setraline (Zoloft) Fluoxetine (Prozac) Benzodiazepines Alprazolam (Xanax)

  44. SSRIs Setraline (Zoloft) Fluoxetine (Prozac) Benzodiazepines Alprazolam (Xanax)

  45. SSRIs Setraline (Zoloft) Fluoxetine (Prozac) Benzodiazepines Alprazolam (Xanax)

  46. Non-drug treatment

  47. Exercise

  48. Sunlight

  49. Therapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  50. Keep talking

  51. MHPrompt BlueHackers Beyond Blue Black Dog Institute mentalhealth.gov

  52. Be the help for others

  53. What depression isn't

  54. Snap out of it.

  55. Broken limbs

  56. Broken limbs

  57. Spoons

  58. Spoons

  59. Spoons

  60. Spoons

  61. Spoons

  62. What not to say It will all get better You

    don't have it so bad There's always someone worse off than you Stop being so negative
  63. RU OK?

  64. RU OK?

  65. RU OK?

  66. RU OK?

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  69. Thanks! russell@keith-magee.com @freakboy3742 cecinestpasun.com djangoproject.com pybee.org