Tag: support

My Father Died Three Times

My life did not end with my father, as much as it felt like it did at the time. 

So here is the thing, the real bit of advice I want you all to know; don’t be afraid to live, because the best way to honour death, is with life.

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You’ve Had The Sex Chat, But Have You Had The Mental Health Chat

As much as it is important to talk to our partner about what we consent to, in the bedroom (or out), it’s important we get some mental health chat in there too.

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.

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

How Mental Health First Aid Helped Me Be A Better Person

MHFA is timeless, it will be valid for the rest of your life. It helps you grow as a person but you will also learn to be more empathic to your friends and family, and even yourself.

How “Coming Out” Helped My Mental Health

She was my first real crush and I never thought much if it. I loved her friendship and I adored her as a person, both inside and out. I thought about her all the time, I embraced the smiles she bestowed on me and I just felt all warm and fuzzy.

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