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Mental Illness

Stigma

Content Warning: Discussions of suicide, self harm, and mental illness. I have made it another week.

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Mental Illness

An Open Letter for Those Trying to Understand Depression

If depression is creeping up and must be faced, learn something about the nature of the beast: You may escape without a mauling. ~ Dr. R. W. Shepherd Recently, a good friend of mine had something of a breakdown that culminated with a week-long stay at a psychiatric facility. While she was in the hospital, […]