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 … More Transparency #SuicidePrevention #MentalHealth #MHBlog

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 … More Staying Inside The Lines… #MHBlog #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention

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

For Those Who Were Triggered #suicideprevention #mentalhealth #depression #TW #MHBlog

I’m not gonna lie and act like Robin Williams’ untimely death by suicide didn’t effect me negatively… in more ways than one. Of course there is the fact that he was, without a doubt, one of the most talented entertainers in the industry as well as an amazing, loving man. Did I know him personally? … More For Those Who Were Triggered #suicideprevention #mentalhealth #depression #TW #MHBlog

My #Suicide Letter #MentalHealth #MHBlog #SaveALife #TriggerWarning

Dear YOU, I’ve finally had enough of you bullying me… bringing me down… abusing me and leading me to abuse myself… telling me I won’t amount to anything and that no one will ever love me. I’m tired of over-thinking everything and taking others’ actions personally. I’m done with thinking that I’m not good enough … More My #Suicide Letter #MentalHealth #MHBlog #SaveALife #TriggerWarning