humanity

Mental health is a fundamental right; the future of humanity depends on it.

When Someone Tries to Commit Suicide
When someone tries to commit suicide, especially someone close, every negative emotions flood into you and you’re drowning in questions. When my sister tried to kill herself, the image of her near lif...
Kay Tetza day ago
How My Life Changed in One Night
My entire life shifted dramatically in one single night. In one single night, I lost all hope and fell into a deep depression, gaining only post-traumatic stress disorder, which also was not ideal. Th...
Vin Olsena month ago
Mental Illness
Hello friends! My name is Vin, and welcome to Inside My Mind! This is my first post, so i'm going to address my minds longest, and most dearest resident; my mental illness. Though, this isn't going to...
Monique Star2 months ago
No Two "Disableds" Are Exactly Alike
You know how someone attempts to reach out to someone with a mental or neurological disability, and think they know exactly what to expect, because they know one person with said disability? Those people should realize sooner or later that knowing what helps one person won't help everyone. We're as diverse as our neurotypical counterparts and, looking back, that fact makes me glad that IEPs exist, instead of just generalized educational plans that are made based on the entire portion of the stud...
Vega B2 months ago
White Hot Rage...
At 34, with more life experience than most 50-year-old humans, I have had my share of "incidents" if you will, that have made me bend, break, and finally snap. I have had my entire household of stuff ...
Dale Smith2 months ago
The Toxicity of Modern Life
Let's talk about this prison we've built ourselves. It's dark, isolated, and riddled with self doubt capable of devouring any flicker of hope we may be given. An unforgiving place that we call home ho...
SKEDDY OFFICIAL 2 months ago
A Chef, Without the Line
My life was always surrounded with food, by food, and for food. If I could change time and redo my life, I would want nothing to do with food—this career, lifestyle, and its personalities. I cannot st...
Karina Nistal2 months ago
Ode to Spring
I've always had a long time love affair with Spring. There's something about the longer days, bluer skies, warmer weather, the scents getting sweeter, and flowers blooming that really remind me how be...
Airika Lewis2 months ago
Analyzing Teenage Cultural Issues
Whether it is a breaking news story, or a current social media trending topic, teen issues are always being discussed. In today’s society, their cultural issues have changed, making it hard to relate,...
Jon Lambo3 months ago
The Dark Side of the INFJ
I am an INFJ. If you are unfamiliar about what an INFJ means, then I urge you to read my other article, Inside the Mind of the INFJ, then come back to finish this. Everyone's personality evolves over ...
Audrey-Anne Cantin3 months ago
I’m Autistic
First of all, let me present myself. My name is Audrey-Anne, I’m 18 years old, I love making art, I love reading, and I’m also autistic. Before actually getting a diagnosis, I felt absolutely hopeless...
Ava McCoy3 months ago
Do You Really Understand?
I want to keep it brief here, I have a request of all who do not struggle with any mental illness. To begin, let's discuss the issue of true understanding. I hear it often, "I understand"... it's the ...
sarah cay smith4 months ago
Stop Romanticizing Mental Illness
I have walked through two very difficult deaths that were caused by mental illness. This is serious stuff—not funny, dramatic, or cute. It is extremely sensitive content, an issue that does not get ta...
Carol Townend4 months ago
What It Feels Like When Professionals Get a Diagnosis Wrong, and How I Am Living with That
Any mental health problem is not easy to live with, nor is it easy for people around us to accept and support us. However, having three different mental health problems can feel like you are living li...
Paige Roden4 months ago
Off Day vs. Mental Health
Everybody has off days—that's a fact. We can wake up in a bad mood, we can be feeling off all day, we cannot have the energy to do daily tasks, and we cannot be up to socialising with people. I'd even...
Jake Vargas4 months ago
Too Broken to Be Loved
As a child I felt something unsettling... a painful feeling that I was too young to comprehend, but I knew that it was different than what I was suppose to feel at the age it all began. My heart, my s...
Catherine Butler5 months ago
Photos from When I Was Suicidal
Trigger Warning: Suicide mention, dark thoughts, etc. (there’s nothing graphic, but I talk about being in that mindset). I was looking through my Snapchat memories gallery, which I forget exists a lot...
Christina St-Jean5 months ago
March Is Self-Injury Awareness Month
Tomorrow is the first of March, and for many, that can mean a lot of great things, including the fact that spring is not far away. However, it also means we need to start a dialogue that plagues milli...