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10 “Invisible” Signs You’re Battling Depression

You’ve spent the last couple of weeks in hiding; you’ve become a recluse. You spent your days sleeping, eating junk, and binge-watching the entire series…

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You’re Depression Doesn’t Make You Unlovable

You wake up feeling heavy, as if the weight of the world rests on your shoulders. Your body sinks into the mattress as you wrestle…

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How To Heal After An Unwanted Divorce

Any way you slice it, divorce is an overwhelming, emotional process that brings out the absolute worst in all of us. While both parties may…

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5 Things Children Of An Alcoholic Do

We all know that our childhood directly impacts our adulthood, yet most of us rarely stop to think about it. Naturally, one of the largest…

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How I Told My Daughter About Mental Illness

Over the past two years, I have been admitted to my local psychiatric hospital four times, attended an intensive outpatient program for four months, plowed…

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6 Lessons From My Inpatient Hospitalization

I first walked through the doors of my local psychiatric hospital over two years ago. I felt so terrified that I could barely speak. Somehow…

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How An IOP Program Helped Me Find Myself

The first time I walked into the doors at my local psychiatric hospital to start their Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), I was absolutely terrified… so terrified…

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How You Can Help Prevent Suicide

I have a very serious confession to make: I have tried to die by suicide. I have made 3 attempts; my first being at age…

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Mental Health Holds No Silver Linings

We live in a world where we tell people there’s only one way to feel: OK. When someone isn’t smiling and skipping around, we tell…

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