Songs about depression can provide solace to those affected by showing they’re not alone in their struggle.
Understanding depression and combatting the stigma associated with mental health issues have received increased attention following the tragic suicides of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington and Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell this year. Passion Pit‘s Michael Angelakos recently launched The Wishart Group, a company dedicated to spreading mental health awareness and providing “legal, educational and healthcare services” to artists.
If you’re ever in a crisis, remember there’s always someone there for you. Please contact a close friend or family member, or call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. It’s free and confidential.