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How Queerness Influences My Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol was the antidepressant I felt I always wanted. There was no need to step back, breathe, count to ten, or do any other self-soothing Read...
Trav Mamone    |   06.7.18   |   SHARE
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While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness.

Money Does Not Prevent Depression — But It Probably Makes It Easier To Survive It

While money does not prevent depression, it does facilitate the potential for happiness, or at the very least more management of unhappiness. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.6.18   |   SHARE
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I have to pack boxes and go through things that remind me of all the lives I’ve lead and throw away things that no longer serve me.

I Didn't Realize Moving Meant Packing Up My Trauma, Too

I cannot fix the fear and anxiety and overwhelming sadness about this upcoming move. The frightening truth is this: the only way out of it is through. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.1.18   |   SHARE
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If a person meets a certain threshold, it’s considered a pathology called Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

How To Spot A Narcissist 

If a person meets a certain threshold, it’s considered a pathology called Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Here's how you can spot a narcissist. Read...
Kristi Pahr    |   06.1.18   |   SHARE
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When someone you love has bipolar disorder, here are some questions you can ask.

5 Questions To Ask When Someone You Love Has Bipolar Disorder

When someone you love has bipolar disorder, here are some questions you can ask. Understanding this disease is an important thing in this world. Read...
Mitzi Bockmann of Your Tango    |   06.1.18   |   SHARE
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In mild September, my favorite time of year.

Stop Making People Feel Bad For Staying Inside During Summer

Mental illness doesn’t switch off for the summer — it just feels different. So stop making people feel bad for staying inside during summer. Read...
Rosamund Mather    |   05.31.18   |   SHARE
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I'm Scared That If I Need You, You'll Leave

I opened the door to my heart and told him not only did I desperately need him, but that I was desperately afraid to need him. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.23.18   |   SHARE
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While I would never have judged anyone else for having a mental illness, I couldn’t bring myself to ask for help.

Should We Still Be Talking About Stigma And Mental Illness?

While I would never have judged anyone else for having a mental illness, I couldn’t bring myself to ask for help. Consequences of stigma come from Read...
Dylan Brethour    |   05.23.18   |   SHARE
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