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Now that Given has recovered from depression, she says she has “the courage to overcome any situation that comes [her] way.” After completing StrongMinds therapy, she now runs a small business selling pots alongside her family, enabling her to earn a living and provide for her children. She also volunteers as a StrongMinds peer facilitator in her community in Lusaka, Zambia. She wants to show others with depression that the right support makes recovery possible.