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

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 … More Too Difficult? #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #Christianity

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

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

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

Praying for Change VS. Being the Change #mentalhealth #suicideprevention #MHBlog

This past Saturday I had the privilege of speaking at an event called Campus Revolution, which served to equip adults with the tools to help teens deal with the major issues that affect them today (addition, drug abuse, mental health, suicide). I was able to share my story about how I went through a series … More Praying for Change VS. Being the Change #mentalhealth #suicideprevention #MHBlog