“Strong Face” #NSPW14 #NSPW #SuicidePrevention #MHBlog #MentalHealth

It was only after I calmed down enough that I was able to realize that, maybe no one can support me in moments like these because it is engrained in me to prove to others I don’t need said support, and since actions tend to speak louder than words my “strong face” is going to overwhelmingly be louder than me asking for help. … More “Strong Face” #NSPW14 #NSPW #SuicidePrevention #MHBlog #MentalHealth

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Listen… #suicideprevention #WSPD #WSPD14 #MHBlog #TW

If you’re out there and you know someone struggling with mood disorders and suicidal thoughts, just listen. Even if you don’t, listen anyway. Listen more with the intention of understanding and less with the intention of solving the problem. Listen more with love and less with judgement. … More Listen… #suicideprevention #WSPD #WSPD14 #MHBlog #TW

Guest Post: Asian-American Stigma by @AliTanaka1 #MentalHealth #MHblog #NoStigma

I was one of the 27% of Asian Americans who sought treatment for my depression, anxiety, and ADD. Despite all that time I spent in a windowless office on a sticky faux leather couch pouring out my heart to a stranger and the subsequent antidepressants, nothing worked. … More Guest Post: Asian-American Stigma by @AliTanaka1 #MentalHealth #MHblog #NoStigma