Suicide is a complex issue, one which can be caused by numerous factors: i.e., mental health issues, physical health issues, familial issues, and financial issues. They can all put you “at risk.” The matter is a public health crisis. More than 800,000 people die by suicide each year. How do I know so much about suicide? Because I have considered suicide.
I’ve been trying to overcome postpartum depression for eight months, but there is no healing at all. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)
I’ve been trying to overcome postpartum depression for eight months, but there is no healing at all.
We both have mental illness. How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay after our breakup?
I start each day by drawing two cards for guidance, and then further consulting the deck. Last fall, tarot cards saved my life.
With other people who are struggling with mental health issues, I am empathetic. But when it comes to my own depression, I am none of those things.
Social media is a great place to share our accomplishments, but it’s an equally valuable place to share our struggles.
The benefit of posting honestly about our struggles and depression on social media.
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I am more aware and concerned about those around me suffering that might be feeling triggered and alone.
For someone who suffers from depression and suicidal thoughts, a headline about somebody killing themselves can be triggering.
Dear Suicide, I don't know how to start this. I want to write something deep and life-changing, but that's just too daunting. So I'll start with the facts before I have to do the hard part of breaking up with you.