Tipper Gore stepped into the spotlight as wife of Al Gore, who would go on to become vice president and then a presidential candidate. During her time at the White House, Tipper focused much of her energy on bringing awareness to mental health issues. Today, she continues to work on initiatives to help give a voice to those who are affected by anxiety and depression and to help create more understanding about those conditions.
What you'll learn in this episode:
- How Tipper first became involved in mental health awareness
- Why it’s important to talk openly about mental health
- The role of friends in recognizing depression