Transparency #SuicidePrevention #MentalHealth #MHBlog

Being open and transparent on social media is a good 743 times easier than it is in "real life." I mean.... I don't have to look at people in the eye when I say that I attempted suicide twice... I don't have to worry about their facial expressions when I tell someone I used to be …

Like father, like daughter? #MentalHealth #MHBlogs #Awareness

I'm just going to jump right on into it... A couple months ago I found out my father was diagnosed with one or more mood disorders (I say it this way because he not as open about it); more likely than not the same ones I was diagnosed with back in 2011. I of course sympathize with …

Staying Inside The Lines… #MHBlog #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention

So the other day I was looking through my room for some documents, and I found this... This isn't what I was looking for... And you're probably thinking I colored this in when I was a kid, but I actually did this when I was 23, at a mental health hospital. Coloring this was actually …

Just Some Encouragement…. #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #EndSuicide

Every time I set out to write for YNF addressing mental health/illness and suicide, I seem to draw a blank, which is weird because it use to be so easy... A part of me felt like since I didn't have much support for the task of preventing suicide and addressing mental health matters that I …