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An unrecognizable version of me

Let me tell you about a time, a time of crime, well it’s a crime in my head, a memory that still fills me with dread. Hitting rock bottom on a personal level, I staggered into my flatmates room with a knife, out of my mind, a sign of hope I couldn’t find, deep down [...]

By | 2018-07-14T23:28:12+00:00 July 14th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Laurel Roth Patton

HypersexualityMaySometimesBeAtrocious By the time you wonder if you’re manic, you already are. I check off symptoms on the Goldberg Mania Questionnaire, hoping I don’t meet the highest score, florid mania. Ivan Goldberg was pretty clever. Loss of interest in eating and sleeping? Definitely. Hypersexuality? Nope. But before the plane takes off on my way home [...]

By | 2018-07-04T08:34:38+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|1 Comment

Elspeth Roake

Mental Illness and its Pain Pain is universal, varied, and subjective. An evolutionary deterrent and motivator, in some ways essential, in some ways utterly pointless. It can provide common ground, or be the most isolating of experiences. Everyone falls somewhere within its range. My pain came from depression. Not everyone experiences depression in this way; [...]

By | 2018-06-25T07:14:39+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Depression, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Linla – Hello Bipolar

Saying Goodbye to My Blog, "Hello Bipolar Linla" The last thing I posted on my blog was on December 2nd, 2017. That post was titled, “It’s Been A While…” and in that post I wrote the following: “I am scared of the future because I have no clue what is going to come next. I [...]

By | 2018-06-24T15:32:30+00:00 June 24th, 2018|Categories: Bipolar, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Rachel Ann DeLay

My name is Rachel Ann DeLay and when I was a little girl living in rural New Mexico, I obsessively worried about tsunamis. I’m nineteen years old and attend the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque as a psychology major with a minor in journalism. I found myself to be extremely passionate about mental health [...]

By | 2018-06-16T12:39:53+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments