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Recovery is Non-Linear by Sarah Fader

Recovery is Non-Linear Recovery is non-linear. Anyone who says that getting better is a straight line - I want their secret. I want to be stable, but what does that mean? It means sometimes being unstable, wobbly, broken in particular ways. We shatter and come together. We hurt and we heal. We scream, cry or [...]

By |2019-08-30T14:51:36-08:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Panic|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 |2017-02-09T15:59:07-08:00February 9th, 2017|Categories: ADHD, Depression|Tags: , , , |2 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 |2015-09-08T16:12:56-08:00September 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 [...]