suicide

I was really f*cking depressed.

The Time I Was So Depressed I Slept Under My Desk

I was depressed. My flatmate didn’t like me. I was depressed. The last train was at midnight, and I couldn’t always make it. I was depressed. Read...
Sharon J. Gochenour of Role Reboot    |   11.3.17   |   SHARE
Minds
She’d been struggling, that much was clear.

On The Death Of My Friend: Becoming A Better Listener, Too Late

That's the thing about appearances. They are built on fleeting impressions, like social media posts that we promise to “like” later but forget. Read...
Masha Rumer    |   10.31.17   |   SHARE
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The Worst Side Effect Of Bipolar Disorder Is The Shame

I wasn’t thankful. I was too negative. I wasn’t doing enough. When I found out my mood swings weren't my fault, that I had bipolar disorder, I cried. Read...
Anonymous    |   10.6.17   |   SHARE
Minds

Stop Questioning Emotional Abuse — Victims Of It Do That Enough On Their Own

Am I misrepresenting? Am I misunderstanding? Am I misremembering? Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
Minds

Sinead O'Connor Talking About Mental Illness And Suicide Hit Me Hard This Morning

Content notice: mental illness, suicide I was in high school when Sinead O'Connor started her rise to fame with her first album, The Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
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Alas, it seems as if the American public is taking steps back instead of forward. Lives are being toyed with as health care is being tossed from politician to politician like a ball that can be dropped without incident.

Rising Rates Of Suicide Highlight Public Health Crisis; We Need The ACA

Without the destigmatization that occurs when an illness is deemed legitimate, America loses more lives to suicide. Without legislation that protects Read...
Alexis Dent    |   07.27.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Chester, you will be missed. (Image credit: Instagram/@linkinpark)

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, Another Victim Of Suicide

Another of our musical idols was found dead today in his LA home. Earlier this year it was Chris Cornell, today it's Linkin Park's frontrunner, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.20.17   |   SHARE
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Photo: Lilly Dancyger

Wearing Dead People’s Clothing

Three of my favorite t-shirts used to belong to dead people. I wear them when I want to feel my departed loved ones close to me. Read...
Lilly Dancyger    |   07.18.17   |   SHARE
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