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
I have physical scars, emotional scars, mental scars. These scars mean I have survived. There is no need to be embarrassed by them; I am still beautiful and stronger than I realize. The same goes for you. You are a strong and beautiful survivor. You are a beautiful jagged butterfly who should proudly spread your… Read More Jagged Butterfly: A Beautiful Survivor
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.