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Whatever your role in the world of depression, know that your smile could be the last smile someone sees, your words can be the last they hear, your touch...

Lastly, I want to encourage others to share their stories. Share your story through whichever creative outlet you are most comfortable with. Don’t...

There is a notion that men are supposed to be these indestructible pillars of strength. Where it’s frowned upon to show vulnerability and be emotionally...

If you are part of the male population that believes that expressing emotion is for pansies, going to a psychologist is for the weak, receiving mental health...

Men are allowed to be emotionally expressive. Going to a psychologist does not detract from your manliness. That guy battling schizophrenia is not a...

My message to the ignorant is that we need to abolish all ancient, traditional, and unhelpful mental health beliefs that stem from the media, movies, cultural...

Mental health discussions should not hog the spotlight when celebrities are involved. Everything should not just be about the Chester Bennington’s and the...

Please don’t blame someone when their mental health declines. It can be tough to judge when one is deteriorating, even after collapsing thousands of times....

Don’t invalidate or belittle the thoughts and feelings of others just because your reality looks different. Remember, it’s easy to yell instructions from the...

Screw all mental illness stigma. Having the courage to admit yourself for psychiatric care to heal is phenomenal. Shrugging off a panic attack is badass....

I think dealing with a mental illness is something worthy of being a superhero. – KJ Redelinghuys, Unfiltered: Grappling with mental illness.

So, for those experiencing suicidal thoughts, there is absolutely nothing to be embarrassed about, be ashamed of, or feel guilty about. Please reach out....

Attempting suicide is one of the most intense, terrifying, and traumatic things one can ever experience in their lifetime. No human is designed to kill...

Whenever I tried to commit suicide, I didn’t try to kill myself. I tried to bury someone I no longer knew. Someone without a smile, hope, dreams, purpose,...

The existence of depression and other mental health conditions should not be nullified because of mental illness denialists, naysayers, and trolls. I may not...

It’s not about being an emo or a goth. Depression has many faces, jester, co-worker who is always smiling, a friend who always seems to have everything...

Depression is like losing a loved one, but the person you lose is yourself. – KJ Redelinghuys, Unfiltered: Grappling with mental illness.

I could use various words to describe depression: brutal, unrelenting, gruesome, terrifying, exhausting, and demanding, but all these words would be an...

There are days when I give up on myself, when I’m exhausted from dragging along the demotivated, indecisive, hopeless, tired, and restless version of myself....

Sometimes, I worry about things ‘ordinary’ people probably don’t even think twice about; but these things feel like mountainous obstacles lying in wait for...

Be careful of judging or commenting on things beyond your frame of reference. Let us stop the stigma society has attached to sufferers of mental illness....

Sometimes my anxiety hits toxic levels. Many times, I don’t know whether what I’m experiencing is an anxiety, panic, or heart attack. It’s like my heart is...

Saying ‘I’m fine’ is a lot easier than trying to explain the inexplicable and illogical feelings that constantly stalk me, and that is why the general public...

…it’s not only the so-called ‘crazy’ people that end up in psychiatric wards. It’s hard-working, funny, generous, considerate, kind, and burnt out people;...

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