I had a black dog, his name was depression was created by Matthew Johnstone in collaboration with WHO. The video he created and uploaded onto youtube has been seen by more than 6 million people. The story is driven by metaphor to a moving transformation in the final scene.
There were times I felt really low and didn’t know how much longer I could carry on living in daily fear. I never considered that colouring might help me, until I remembered a time it had.
'Black dog' is one of the common metaphors people use to gain a better understanding of depression. In this 300 word article, I take a look out how 'black dog' can help us cope.