In my journey to start Black Girls Smile (BGS) I have for obvious reasons had to become more vocal in regards to my diagnosis of “clinical depression”. Most conversations start out as, “Oh you started a non-profit?! What is is about?” My answer,”Promoting positive mental health for young African American females.” And from there you can see the light illuminate of curiosity with questions on what is the personal connection to “mental health”. And I am open, I have to be, that I am “clinically depressed”. And the next question I get more often than not in one form or another, “What does being clinically depressed mean exactly?” And I have grappled with how to explain this…This video displays a young man explaining suffering from depression in one of the best ways possible ways.