Over the years, mine has told me… You can’t. You’re not good enough. You’ll never amount to anything. People just tolerate you. You have no real friends. You’re not lovable. Life is pointless. These are dangerous assertions, especially for someone who struggles with depression. Unfortunately, those struggling with depression have these thoughts more often and tend to… Read More Your Brain is Often a Liar. Be careful as to what you believe.
No one is immune. My Truth I became a mental health awareness advocate due to my own struggles with severe depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. When my situation finally began to improve (with the help of a psychiatrist and proper medication), I became involved in fundraising for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). I wanted… Read More Mental Health Advocates are at Risk for Suicide Too
Because…it’s not so simple. Stigma aside: Those who move forward seeking help in diagnosing and managing one’s mental illness are only taking the first step in a monumental undertaking.