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 …

Too Difficult? #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #Christianity

Let's face it... The Christian church/church organizations, at least in my experience, is inherently terrible at combating mental health/mental illness and suicide; I mean they rarely acknowledge its existence. I mean I get that it's a touchy subject, but MY GOD... can we touch it a little bit? Can we act as if we aren't …

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.

My #Suicide Letter: Guest Post #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #TW #MHBlog

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a letter; basically a "Dear John" letter to suicide... all thoughts of it and agreement with it. You can check it out here: https://yourenotfinished.com/2014/08/05/my-suicide-letter-mentalhealth-mhblog-savealife-triggerwarning/ A new friend of mine was inspired to write her own and gave me the permission to share it in order to inspire others …