mental health

I was a person diagnosed with a condition who simply but desperately needed access to the medication prescribed to me.

I Hate That I Feel Ashamed For Needing Anxiety Meds​

I was a person diagnosed with a condition who simply but desperately needed access to the medication prescribed to me. It was their solution, not Read...
Marnie Goodfriend    |   10.19.18   |   SHARE
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My Mental Illness Isn’t A Haunted House Attraction 

Ultimately, asylum-themed haunted houses make a mockery and sideshow attraction out of the pain of people with mental illness. Read...
Tessa Torgeson    |   10.17.18   |   SHARE
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How Is ABC Going To Kill Off Roseanne?

But how is ABC going to do away with Roseanne? You can see it tonight for the big reveal, or you can come along with me for speculation now. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   10.16.18   |   SHARE
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My First Panic Attack

From the day that I had my first panic attack at age 15, my life was never the same. I looked up at my mother, wanting her to save me. Read...
Sarah Fader of The Good Men Project    |   10.10.18   |   SHARE
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There's nothing more surreal than being depressed and pregnant during what was otherwise one of the happiest times of my life.

What It’s Really Like To Be Depressed And Pregnant

There's nothing more surreal than being depressed and pregnant during what was otherwise one of the happiest times of my life. Read...
Claire Gillespie    |   10.3.18   |   SHARE
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When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried.

Put It In Writing: Using A Contract To Heal My Relationship

When I told my friends, family, and therapist we were back together, they were worried. That’s when we had the idea to write up a contract. Read...
Liz Presson    |   09.27.18   |   SHARE
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I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.

I Thought I Was "Too Young" For Mental Health Problems

I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues. That there was nothing shameful about postpartum Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   09.25.18   |   SHARE
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How To Manage Anxiety In Trump’s America

At times it feels as if the whole foundation of our country is crumbling into dust. Here are tips for managing anxiety in Trump's America. Read...
Liz Greene of Role Reboot    |   09.17.18   |   SHARE
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