Chase Ferrell

Trigger Warning *Suicide*   In 2012 I put a gun to my chest and pulled the trigger. That was when I realized that I had a problem. For years I’ve suffered with severe depression, bipolar disorder, and drug/alcohol addiction. As a queer non-binary man living in the South I had always had issues with self [...]

Stigma Fighters: Sean Paul Mahoney

“Be proud of who you are” they say. “Be proud of being a gay man,” they say. From outward appearances, LGBT look like a group who don’t really care what people think. Thousands of them will walk down crowded boulevards this month during Pride parades wearing assless chaps, glitter high heels or spandex costumes. Obviously, [...]

By |2016-06-08T06:23:09-07:00June 10th, 2016|Categories: Addiction, Alcoholism, Stigma Fighters|6 Comments

Stigma Fighters: Brittney Taylor

For many years I was caught up in the vicious cycle of alcohol, anxiety and depression. If I was anxious, I drank. If I was depressed, I drank. Then I would sober up and the anxiety and depression were still there, only now I felt even worse. I suffered from social anxiety. I just wanted [...]

By |2016-04-02T17:16:57-07:00April 2nd, 2016|Categories: Alcoholism, Depression, Sober, Stigma Fighters|0 Comments