Destigmatizing Bipolar Depression | Eric Chase

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“In those darkest hours…those hopeless and helpless of times, remember those two key root words- ‘Help’ and ‘Hope’ - they are there for you”

In 2005 Eric was diagnosed with Bipolar 2, depression, and anxiety; after learning more about his condition, he began to realize how much his dogs helped him cope with symptoms.

He knows firsthand about the power of connecting with animals, and is also a huge animal rights advocate. Although he is a Pennsylvania native, after bouncing around for a little while, Eric decided to make Toledo, OH, his home. Opportunities seemingly fall into his lap here and the people are always so warm and open towards him.