Right now I feel like I’m standing on fairly level ground looking back over the past several months of spiraling anxiety and depression like a rocky, brambly, dark, deep canyon I just traversed. Things are slowing down now and seem a bit brighter. All the sleepless nights and nightmares, the headaches and stomachaches, the loss [...]

By | 2016-11-30T12:17:22+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Erica Roberts

“Give it up for adoption,” he said, waving his hands as he spoke. “I’m sure there’s options other than a traumatic surgery if you don’t want a child.” He grinned and sipped his coffee. “But really,” he continued, carelessly setting down the cup and nearly knocking it over, “I have zero say in the matter, [...]

By | 2016-11-09T08:27:46+00:00 November 9th, 2016|Categories: Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Arslan Akhtar Ali

My name is Arslan Akhtar Ali and I am from Islamabad, Pakistan.I was having left eye ptosis by birth. My life went painful when my father started beating my mom on daily basis at that time I was only 5 years old.I started suppressing my emotions but I was unaware of the upcoming more extremely [...]

By | 2016-11-01T08:57:49+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Krista Pylkki

I didn’t know anyone.  Maybe that’s why it happened.  I had family history of it.  Maybe that’s what happened.  During October of my freshman year of college, symptoms of mental illness began.  It was scary and foreign to me.  I didn’t know what it was or what to do and suffered in silence for the [...]

By | 2016-10-20T11:01:31+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Categories: Depression, OCD, PTSD|0 Comments