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The Suicide Section: Nothing but the Truth
Opening a can of worms, possibly. Let’s talk suicide, honestly. This article contains information and literature based on the subject of suicide. My work has always been straight to the point, and thi...
E ☄ 2 days ago
Self-Harm Urges (and How I Dealt with Them)
Self-harm is a major part of mental illness. Usually linked to depression and suicide, it is a difficult thing to have to deal with. The act of harming yourself has had much spotlight in the recent ye...
BPD and Me Part 1
I guess I've always known that I wasn't "normal" from a young age. I always felt things more intensely than other people, and held onto those emotions longer. I had difficulty making and keeping frien...
The Weeds I've Watered
Like millions of other human beings, I too struggle with mental illness. I've battled with depression and multiple anxiety disorders since I was a child. At the ripe age of 12, I started therapy. I ha...
Kate Robinson9 days ago
Can Gratitude Change the Cycle of Depression?
In a world where the pressure is on to be perfect, it feels like every time we turn around another one of us has fallen prey to mental illness. A friend of mine commented to me the other day over coff...
R Lily9 days ago
Baby Steps
"It comes like a whisper, you know? Just the slightest sound of his name to tickle the insides of my mind. Stupid, I know...why think about someone that isn't thinking about you? Why think about someo...
RaeAnna Mercado9 days ago
What It Is Like Living with High Functioning Anxiety
Some of you may wonder what it feels like to have high functioning anxiety; others may know someone who deal with anxiety and wonder what it is like for them. I am sure everyone is different, but I wi...
Cailey Renee10 days ago
How I Cope with Anxiety
Ever since I was child I can remember some version of anxiety existing in my life. It wasn't until I reached high school age that I really discovered that what I was struggling with was anxiety. I hav...
A Z11 days ago
What I've Learned: Four Days in the Mental Health Ward
"You're only sixteen, what makes your life so bad that you want to die?" The red, rough hospital gown scratched my knees; unshaved calves prickled my cracked palms. I kept my hair over my face as my n...