on wednesday i was invited to participate in a facebook live video chat with this is my brave, one of my favorite mental health ... read more
YOU ARE NOT ALONEone in five people will experience a mental health condition in any given year. i am one of them - maybe you are too.
I AM NOT MY DIAGNOSISi live with mental illness but i am not defined by it. my diagnosis is not my flaw and not my fault. it's just one part of me.
RECOVERY IS A PROCESSrecovery doesn't happen one day. recovery happens every day. it isn't easy but i believe that i am worth it.
in march of 2014 - almost exactly four years ago - i got sick. i was hospitalized for the first (but not the last) time for severe ... read more
i have had an extraordinarily difficult week. the worst week i've had in the last three years of recovery. last thursday i ... read more
depression i hate you why don't you ever go away and leave me alone? i hate the way you twist my ... read more
recovery isn't linear. i remember my case manager saying this to me when i was first discharged from the hospital. it doesn't go ... read more
i woke up to the sound of an alarm going off. at first i thought it was mine and, half asleep, i rolled over and slapped the ... read more
i've hit a rough patch. and those of you who live with mental illness know how frustrating it is. i work hard every single day to ... read more
like a promise to myself i will try to remember that it is possible to hold two opposite truths at the same time. it ... read more
suicide loss doesn't stop hurting after one month or one year or one decade. i am 21 years into this journey and the impact is ... read more