Christian: Mental Health Advocate

You will usually find Christian hanging out with his friends or playing video games. He also likes to watch anime, play instruments, and sing. He also is a supporter of stopping depression and suicide in young people.

Christian grew up in Pittsburgh, Mississippi but moved around a lot until he ended up in Knoxville. He is a great and dependable friend to a lot of people. On the weekend he enjoys playing video games, his favorite one being Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm. Other than playing video games, he also likes to watch anime.

Christian is a supporter of suicide prevention and helping to stop depression in young people. “Half of all mental health conditions start by 14 years of age but most cases are undetected and untreated,” says the World Health Organization. To Christian, this is worrying and shouldn’t be allowed to continue. He also has a way to combat depression.

One of the things Christian thinks will help is to just listen to the person because most of the time people with depression feel as if they have nobody to talk to. Christian himself has had to help some of his friends who struggle with depression. He has also had depression himself and says that because he had friends there to listen and he was able to get through it. Christian loves to play guitar and keyboard, write songs, sing, and play basketball. He is a talented, kind, and dependable friend to many.

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