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When Mental Illness Hurts Too Much To Talk About 

I have a mental illness. I am mentally ill. I can barely bring myself to say the words. I have not uttered the phrase “I am mentally ill” out loud. Read...
Miriam Datskovsky    |   12.4.18   |   SHARE
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How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay? (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Do You Deal With A Breakup When You Both Have Mental Illness?

We both have mental illness. How can I know either, let alone both of us, will be okay after our breakup? Read...
Erin Khar   |   11.28.18   |   SHARE
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Please reach out if you see someone struggling with depression. (Photo by nikko macaspac on Unsplash)

If You See Me Slipping Into Depression, Please Reach Out

Depression lingers like an unwelcome ghost trailing behind me. And most days, I accept that. I acknowledge that. And, I’m okay. What if one day I’m Read...
Erin Khar   |   06.11.18   |   SHARE
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Depression Doesn't Care How Much Money You Have

I am here to tell you to stop judging other people’s outsides and making value judgments on their insides. Depression doesn't care but you should! Read...
Erin Khar    |   06.5.18   |   SHARE
I hope my kids have learned from this talk about suicide. I hope that they understand the gravity of bullying and the importance of compassion.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Suicide

I hope my kids have learned from this talk about suicide. I hope that they understand the gravity of bullying and the importance of compassion. Read...
Amanda Edwards    |   02.2.18   |   SHARE
Families
If I don’t treat my depression as a real thing, how can I expect anyone else to?

On Chronic Mental Illness And Hospitalization 

Hospitalizations make me realize my own shortcomings when it comes to placing mental illness on the same plane as physical illness Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   08.21.17   |   SHARE
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Social media is a great place to share our accomplishments, but it’s an equally valuable place to share our struggles.

When You Suffer On Social Media

The benefit of posting honestly about our struggles and depression on social media. Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   06.15.17   |   SHARE
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When someone, regardless of age, brings up suicide, they are asking for help.

Ask Erin: What Do I Do If My 9-Year-Old Is Suicidal? 

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at Read...
Erin Khar   |   05.26.17   |   SHARE
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