Inspiring and empowering people with depression
to live productive, meaningful and extraordinary lives!
A License to Live: James Bond's 007 Trade Secrets
for Outsmarting Depression*
With contributions from world-renowned experts and bestselling authors in the mental health field!
An experiential workshop to learn how to integrate our (00)7 tools into your life and work. Contact us.
With a light and even humorous approach, we make our strategies for outsmarting depression (and suicide prevention) accesible to YOUR community.
The License to Live program aims to raise public awareness and understanding of depression by emphasizing the unique strengths and accomplishments of people living well with depression. By advocating for what we call a "Hero Model of Depression," we hope to help combat the sense of shame and secrecy that still prevents so many people around the world from getting the care and support they desperately want and need. You CAN live well with depression!
Our Program At A Glance:
In 2020, depression will be the second most common health problem in the world.
-- World Health Organization
James Bond to the villain Dr. No:
"World domination... the same old dream!"
-- Dr. No, 1962
If we acknowledge that surviving depression requires a special toughness, we will not see depressed people as a broken legion, but as a resource who can teach us all about
-- Jonathan Rottenberg, PhD (Pyschology Today)
Khamal Khan: You seem to have a nasty habit of surviving.
Bond: Well, you know what they say about the fittest.
-- Octopussy, 1983
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* UNAUTHORIZED BY THE JAMES BOND FOLKS, BUT COMPLETELY AUTHORIZED BY EXPERT PSYCHOLOGISTS, The opinions expressed herein are solely those of the co-authors and neither represent nor reflect the views of any other individual or entity. The idea for this site and its contents, as well as the related self-help book, have not been prepared, endorsed, or licensed by, and is not affiliated with any individual or entity that has created, produced, or maintained any affiliation with the James Bond novels or films.