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 …

Right To Die? #RightToDie #SuicidePrevention #California

So, California just became the 5th state to pass the 'Right To Die' law, which essentially means that people here will have the legal right/entitlement/what-have-you to commit suicide or have someone assist them in doing so in the event they are terminally ill and don't want to prolong their illness. Many people consider this a …

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 …