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Catherine Caza

100 Sleepless Nights 2am. Time is endless on sleepless nights, The mind wonders if soft steady breath will quiet heavy thoughts, Tired eyes hang heavy on memories of earlier days, Dark clouds of consciousness bring introspection of fallen days, 2:30am. Counting the minutes of time with no end in sight, Rising clouds of doubt and [...]

By |2019-05-18T13:20:21-07:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Katherine Elizabeth Walsh – Suicide Made Me Selfish

In changing the mental health conversation, a lot of people are moving toward the idea of 'suicide is not selfish'. I have felt suicidal and I have tried to commit suicide. I was selfish every time. In the times I felt like I had nothing to live for, I was only thinking of myself. I [...]

By |2019-05-14T12:10:36-07:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Mackenna Elizabeth Finley – 13 reasons why not

Hey. It’s me. I am not Hannah Baker. I am not the beautiful Katherine Langford. I am not Hollywood’s depiction on a suicidal teenage girl whose life is shot in warm manila lighting and has her story painted as heroic. This is not that story. There is nothing heroic, or glamorous, or beautiful about it. [...]

By |2019-05-07T18:01:50-07:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Shaylynn Hayes – Misophonia Is Being Researched, But Advocacy Need Grows

I’m an advocate for the disorder Misophonia[https://www.misophoniainternational.com/what-is-misophonia/]. Lately, you may have seen it in the press. I should be happy. I should be jumping for joy that my disorder is being researched – and even more joy that it’s been featured around the world by the media. Unfortunately, I’m too close to all this. I’ve [...]

By |2019-05-07T17:37:02-07:00May 9th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments

Douglas Lent – OCD and the Prince of Peace

Sunday morning church service is a time of quiet reflection to draw nearer to God...to God. To God. To God. Stop it. But for myself, and the rest of the one in forty adults with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, that quietness doesn't come on Sunday. Or any other day. There is no real quiet with OCD. [...]

By |2019-05-07T07:34:02-07:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Stigma Fighters|0 Comments