Around one million Australian suffer with depression, and that’s just those who have been diagnosed. It can be debilitating, scary and hard for others to understand. But, this video titled, Black Dog, attempts to show what it is really like living with the mental illness. 

Chilling and brutally honest, the video gives insight into a man’s stream of consciousness as he goes about his day. Without the internal monologue, he looks like any other social 20-something, revealing what a private tormentor depression is. 

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If you or someone you love is suffering with depression, it is important to seek professional help by contacting Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636 or visit www.beyondblue.org.au 

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