On October 25, 2017, StayUp.News editor-in-chief Roberto E. Alejandro sat down for a phone conversation with Patrick Anthony (blindfolded and tied up on the right in the above courtesy photo), vocalist for Hollow Bones, the Hardcore band whose recent single Balance, along with the single Collapse, whose video will premiere on October 26, 2017, over at New Noise, address the issue of depressive mental illness and self-harm, both from the perspective of those suffering it as well as those supporting them.

In the discussion, Anthony opens up about his own experience of depressive mental illness and self-harm, reminding the audience of the hope that one can grow and address self-destructive behaviors, as well as giving some advice on where to begin seeking help.

Press play above to hear the full conversation, and don’t forget to share and comment below.

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