We Need Suicide Prevention Every Day

September 10th is Suicide Prevention Day. We need suicide prevention every day. If you are struggling with suicidal thoughts or are in crisis, please, reach out for help. Talk to a family member, a friend, a psychiatrist, or a therapist. If you need to, call the suicide hotline number: 1-800-273-8255. You can also text “GO” … Continue reading We Need Suicide Prevention Every Day

Introduction to Stigma and Advocacy

Who I am is not my mental illness; however, mental illness is a part of who I am. I am diagnosed with bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, PTSD, and anxiety. In the last five years, I have been hospitalized four times. I suffer from suicidal thoughts, manic episodes, depressive episodes, intense flashbacks, emotional outbursts, restless … Continue reading Introduction to Stigma and Advocacy