Tag: mental illness

What Do You Say To Someone Grieving A Suicide Loss?

Grief is a feeling, it’s a state, but it’s not supposed to be a conversation starter.

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How Do You Say Goodbye After A Suicide

Many people get to prepare for the deaths of their loved ones. Suicide doesn’t give you that option.

How The Stigma Of Mental Health Is Against Us All

If a person believes in the stigma, and they go through a trauma, such as grief or something that leaves them with a form of mental illness. Would they be able to seek support?

Why I Became A Mental Health Advocate

Being an advocate isn’t about starting rallies and fighting battles. It’s about using your voice to let your thoughts and feelings be known. It’s offering a hand to the people who are drowning, and a voice to those who cannot find theirs.

My Mental Health Is Not A Punchline To A Joke

There is a grey area here. Humour is a great way for people to manage their mental health.But there is a fine line between joking about your own mental health, and joking about, or insulting, someone else’s.

Dealing With Adult Nightmares

If I had three wishes from a genie, I’d probably spend one of those wishes on a good nights sleep.

Why I Wouldn’t Tell A Suicidal Person “Suicide Doesn’t End The Pain, It Passes It To Someone Else”

“Suicide doesn’t end the pain, it passes it to someone else” It seems that this quote pops up all around the media and within the mental health community. Last year, a photo with this exact saying went viral, and it plastered the mental health community. And I’ll be honest in

What Would You Say To Your Bully?

“It’s upsetting to think that people are forced to feel so alone, that hurting others seems to be the only way they can let out those feelings. The world shouldn’t push anyone to be like that.”

Stop Telling Teenagers Their Feelings Are Just A Phase

My question is, can we really blame all our teen emotions on something are dire as an age boundary?

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