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 …

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 …

“Strong Face” #NSPW14 #NSPW #SuicidePrevention #MHBlog #MentalHealth

It was only after I calmed down enough that I was able to realize that, maybe no one can support me in moments like these because it is engrained in me to prove to others I don't need said support, and since actions tend to speak louder than words my "strong face" is going to overwhelmingly be louder than me asking for help.