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TINYLETTER.COM/CRYING Eve Peyser

TINYLETTER.COM/CRYING Eve Peyser I began sending out a newsletter every time I cried because I thought it would be funny. A compulsive journaler obsessed with keeping track of my various mental health issues—depression, anxiety, severe suicidal ideation, ADHD—I never had much desire to keep any of my mental health issues a secret. Talking about what [...]

By | 2017-02-09T15:59:07+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: ADHD, Depression|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Stigma Fighters : Jen Weyenberg

My son was diagnosed ADHD, at 5. He was prescribed a stimulant. By 10 we could tell this wasn't helping. We floundered from doctor to doctor, and through testing. Finally, we found our current providers. A new diagnosis, new meds, additional therapy, and I have a son! He who went from suicidal to homicidal and [...]

By | 2015-09-08T16:12:56+00:00 September 13th, 2015|Categories: Brave People, Stigma Fighters|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Stigma Fighters : Amy

The minute she was born I knew she was special. She had a full shock of dark hair and a wise air about her as if she'd done this many times before. I instantly fell in love with her. I wanted her so badly that I stopped the anti-depressants I was on after the birth [...]

Stigma Fighters : Melissa Flicks

For a long time I felt guilty. I felt guilty for having ADHD and needing medication to feel somewhat close to “normal”. I went through elementary school and high-school being labeled “lazy” and being accused of “not applying myself”. I even had a teacher sign my yearbook- where he said I was “a nice girl, [...]

Stigma Fighters: Monica-Marie Vincent

adhd: it is not child's play anymore I’m an adult with a disorder most people think children grow out of. I have ADHD. For those that aren’t “in the know” ADHD is an acronym for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Usually it’s tossed around as a joke. “Oh, I got distracted while I was in the [...]