#LiveThroughThis: Fighting depression? Read these inspiring Twitter tales on #MentalHealthMattershttps://indianexpress.com/article/trending/trending-globally/mental-health-depression-tweets-live-through-this-twitter-5210571/

#LiveThroughThis: Fighting depression? Read these inspiring Twitter tales on #MentalHealthMatters

Do you know someone suffering from depression? In a bid to let others realise they are not alone in the battle, Netizens started the conversation with the hashtag #MentalHealthMatters.

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Do you know someone suffering from depression? Here are some tweets on #MentalHealthMatters and #LiveThroughThis that you must read. (Source: Getty Images)

The tragic news of celebrity chef and TV show host Anthony Bourdain’s death left everyone in shock. The fact that he committed suicide in France, where he was busy filming for the next episode of his award-winning show Parts Unknown created a huge buzz online.

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Earlier this week, Kate Spade, 55, designer too ended her life in a suspected suicide at her Upper East Side apartment in Manhattan. Social media platforms were flooded with teary tributes and many took these two tragic deaths to highlight the need to talk about mental health and lend support to those suffering from depression.

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With #MentalHealthMatters, Netizens around the globe started a conversation to fight the stigma and discussed what could be done to help those suffering so as to evade suicidal tendencies.

Sample these:

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And realising only talking about the problem will not help, one Twitter user, Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) encouraged people to share those moments of kindness that helped them fight deep depression. In a bid to let others realise they are not alone and lending a helping hand can lessen people’s sufferings, many started sharing their own stories, promoting a glimmer of hope.

With #LiveThroughThis, the Twitter community extended support to those who need someone to talk.

A similar solidarity was witnessed on Twitter during Christmas when Tweeple asked those feeling lonely during the holiday season to share their pain and grief with #JoinIn campaign. With two basic rules – ‘be kind to one another’ and ‘think of others’ – these social hashtags show the healing power.